Ministry of Agriculture

25% of All Farmers Attempted Fraud When Applying for Support Schemes in Bulgaria Last Year

Almost a quarter of farmers who applied for subsidies under thе support scheme last year did not receive the money due to attempted fraud. This was announced at an emergency briefing by the director of the Agriculture Fund Vasil Grudev.

Desislava Taneva and Herro Mustafa Discussed Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture

The good cooperation in the field of agriculture between Bulgaria and the USA will continue in the future. This was made clear during a meeting between Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Desislava Taneva and US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa.

Topoloveni plum jam maker earns 775,000 euros for product promotion in UAE, Vietnam

Sonimpex Topoloveni, the producer of Topoloveni plum magiun, an original plum jam recipe, has obtained European funds worth 775,000 euros to promote the product in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam, but it will also participate in trade fairs and exhibitions in Japan, America and Brazil, the company announced on Thursday.

Somalia has Declared a State of Emergency because of a Locust Swarms

Somalia has declared a state of emergency due to the invasion of locusts in the Horn of Africa, France's press reported, citing a statement by the Somali Ministry of Agriculture.

Locusts destroy crops in one of the poorest and most vulnerable regions of the world.

Somalia is the first country in the region to declare an emergency over the infestation.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development meets Polish counterpart

The Polish Minister of Agriculture, Krzysztof Ardanowski, asked his Romanian counterpart, Minister Adrian Oros, to have a bilateral meeting, to discuss topics of common interest such as the funding of agriculture under the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) in the 2021-2027 interval, capping direct payments, redistributive payment, supporting family farms and young farmers, as well as drafti

99 Illegal Pigs, Hidden by their Owners, Were Killed in Aheloy

Officials of the Regional Food Safety Directorate (RFSD) - Burgas have slaughtered 99 pigs, hidden by their owners, said the press office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Water. Following a tip-off about free-ranging pigs in the Panaya area between the towns of Aheloy and Kableshkovo, a spot-check was carried out.