Davor Romic

Ten rural development projects left without EU funding

Ten rural development projects will not receive HRK 316 million from EU funds because they have been found to contain "artificially created conditions" with the intention of obtaining larger...

Minister says second phase of Baranja irrigation system nearing completion

Romic said the tender for the rural development programme of public irrigation would be open three months.

Agriculture minister says frost damage HRK 960 mln

The Agriculture Ministry has obtained the final estimate of damage to crops caused by frost in late April, and it amounts to around HRK 960 million for the entire country, Agriculture Minister...

Croatia has 2 months to respond to EC about objections to RDP sub-measures

The Croatian minister explained that two weeks after he took office in late January, a mission of the European Commission arrived in Croatia to check some of the reported irregularities regarding...

Croatia requests EC aid for dairy farmers, frost damage

"Croatia has proposed a special item in which we wish to inform the European Commission about the situation in an especially delicate and vulnerable sector, milk production," Romic said.

Croatian, Serbian agriculture ministers hold talks

The Serbian minister's office said in a statement that the two countries had been cooperating within EU integration process in the area of quality policies and protection of geographical origin....

Minister promises 100 mln kuna more for dairy sector in 2016

Farmers warned the minister that those were the reasons why many farm owners were going under and closing their businesses.

Minister says around 90 irrigation projects prepared

Agriculture Minister Davor Romic said on Thursday that around 90 irrigation projects had been prepared for close to 124,000 hectares of farmland, recalling that about ten years ago, there had been...

Croatian and Slovenian agriculture ministers meet in Maribor

Croatian Agriculture Minister Davor Romic met with his Slovenian counterpart Dejan Zidan in Maribor on Tuesday to discuss problems faced by the agricultural sector in the two countries, especially...

Agriculture minister says not realistic to reduce VAT now

Agriculture Minister Davor Romic said on Friday, after a theme session of the parliamentary committee for agriculture, that a decrease of Value Added Tax (VAT) on farm products was currently not...

Farm minister pledges better use of arable land, irrigation

Croatian Agriculture Minister Davor Romic is sure that the government's programme will create opportunities for agricultural producers.

Agriculture minister announces Dalmatian prosciutto given geographical protection

Dalmatian prosciutto was registered with the Protected Geographical Indication, making it the ninth Croatian product protected on the European Union market, Agriculture Minister Davor Romic said...

Farm minister for measures to boost use of arable land

As for amending the existing laws, Romic said that that some issues might be solved by intervention into the implementation plans of the programme on rural development or by amending the law on...

Minister says family farms foundation of agricultural development

In an interview with Croatian Television Romic said that there would be no new hiring in his ministry and that talks were under way on restructuring and ways to make savings in the ministry.