Croatia’s agriculture is characterized by an abundance of resources and potential for agricultural production and processing, and the successful cultivation of a large number of crops is the result of diverse natural conditions in a geographically small area, as well as of various cultural influences to which it was exposed throughout history.
Croatia, divided into four distinctive regions – Istria, Slavonia, Dalmatia and Central Croatia – will be presented at the Green Week by fifty exhibitors, large and small agri-food companies and family farms, alongside a national restaurant with traditional dishes.
Croatia is exporting agricultural and food products in 144 countries, of which the first 15 export destinations account for the 85 per cent of the total export of those products. Products from 135 countries are present on the Croatian market, and in this case the first 15 countries account for 87 per cent of the total import of agricultural and food products.
The delicious pašticada and Lino Lada cake proved to be a smash hit amongst the visitors, including the dignitaries.
The meetings were centered on the improvement of economic cooperation and the recognizability of Croatian agricultural and food products on foreign markets, as well as on the priorities of the Croatian presidency over the Council.
A gift package of Croatian products was awarded to the lucky 100000th visitor, who marked the record attendance figures achieved in the first weekend of the fair. A total of 400,000 visitors are expected by the end of the fair, which employs 10,000 people.
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković opened the Green Week in Berlin, the leading ten-day international agricultural event, whose partner country in this year is none other than Croatia.
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Croatian Chamber of Economy invite you to the opening ceremony of the Green Week, which will be attended by hundreds of visitors and exhibitors from 60 countries in the period from 17 to 26 January 2020, in Berlin, with Croatia as this year’s partner country.
Croatia has been taken off the list of EU member states subject to strict measures of restriction of the trade in live pigs and their products due to classical swine fever. The measures were enforced in the area of the Vukovar-Srijem, Karlovac, Sisak-Moslavina and Slavonski Brod-Posavina counties.
Considering the numerous family gatherings that take place during the holiday season, we have collected some simple advice to help you prevent food poisoning and foodborne diseases, so as to make holidays with your loved ones happy and safe.
A two-day conference under the title “Days of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries”, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the World Bank, took place on 19 and 20 December in Sveti Martin na Muri, attracting almost 650 visitors from all parts of Croatia.
The State Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture has created the Common Information Center (JIC), a database with data on all abandoned and missing animals located in animal shelters in the area Republic of Croatia.
On Thursday, Minister Marija Vučković signed seventeen agreements for the co-financing of the work of breeding societies, in the total value of nearly 1.7 million kuna, which is a million more than in 2018. The Ministry of Agriculture issued a public call for the purpose of improving the effective realization of breeding objectives.
Minister of Agriculture Marija Vučković awarded 124 new contracts to beneficiaries under the Call for Proposals for Project Financing in 2019 as part of the Program of Financing Local Infrastructure Projects, Rural Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts in Areas Populated by National Minorities.
A new call for proposals for the implementation of operation type 4.1.3. “Exploitation of renewable energy sources” from the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 has been announced. The goal is to increase the independence of farms with regard to energy sources, and competitiveness by cutting production costs.