Romanian farmers can promote a smart and resilient agricultural system by strengthening agriculture’s contribution to the circular economy

Innovation is a sure way of maintaining and modernising agricultural activities. The circular economy involves the optimisation of production and consumption systems, including waste reduction and […]

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Livestock farmers blame supermarkets for unjustified rise in meat prices

The Association of Cattle, Sheep and Swine Breeders and Exporters (ACEBOP) blame large chain stores for raising the price of meat. According to ACEBOP, the price […]

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Use of protected areas for public utility works

Although Romania risks a new infringement procedure from the Commission, the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, in its parliamentary role, has passed a draft law that allows […]

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Romanian farmers rank last in terms of productivity across the EU

In spite of Romania’s great agricultural potential, our country has one of the lowest performing food sectors in Europe. Representatives of the Cattle, Sheep and Pig […]

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Farmers losing crops due to adverse weather conditions — more and more land damaged by hail

Damage might be avoided if Romania had an efficient system of anti-hail rocket stations. Our country has too few launching points and more and more storms. […]

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Alarmingly high deficit in food product trade

Romania has recorded a deficit of EUR 853.9 million in agro-food products, up 53% from 2016, when it reported EUR 557.4 million, according to data provided by the Ministry of […]

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E.coli contaminated water

A report prepared by the Control Body of the Ministry of Economy in Romania shows that the National Society of Mineral Waters (SNAM) delivered more than […]

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The largest goji berry cultivation in Europe, in Satu Mare, may be forced to cease production

Despite achieving what was officially a record crop for Romania in the spring of this year, a farmer in Satu Mare has to cease production after […]

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Inclusion of red clover on the list of protein plants

Clover and alfalfa, the principal constituents of animal feed by volume, are the two most valuable forage plants, providing large amounts of natural protein per hectare. […]

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Agricultural land under organic cultivation is virtually non-existent in Romania

Given the growth of the specialised international organic market, there have been discussions about the performance of European countries in the organic farming sector. In this […]

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Establishment of a single electronic register

Food quality in the European Union is promoted by policies focused on providing consumers with the best information on the ingredients and manufacturing methods used, as […]

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The project regarding intermodal transport between the airport in Cluj and the national company CFR SA

Avram Iancu airport in Cluj-Napoca is the second busiest in terms of passenger flow, after ‘Henri Coandă’ airport in Bucharest, achieving a record of 2.69 million passengers […]

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Romania, the country with the highest income inequality in the European Union

According to the National Institute of Statistics (INS), in 2015 Romania had the highest income inequality in the European Union. In Romania, income inequality is above […]

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Romania imports huge quantities of food, despite its huge agricultural potential

In spite of Romania’s high agricultural potential, our country has one of the lowest performing food sectors in Europe. This is extremely visible recently, in the […]

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Low level of capitalisation in agriculture

Romania is in last but one place in the European Union as regards capitalisation of agricultural holdings. One of the causes of this low level of […]

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Lack of processing units in Romania

Farmers could get their products to market more easily, in particular to supermarkets, if they joined forces and considered processing. In practice, by forming cooperatives, farmers […]

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