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Grüne Woche 2005 – Minister for Agriculture and Food Lars Sponheim met Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel.

Norwegian Minister of Agriculture and Food Lars Sponheim met Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development at Grüne Woche. The meeting took place in the conference centre in Berlin in the afternoon of 20th January.

15/02/2006 :: During the meeting the Commissioner and the Norwegian Minister covered the following issues; agriculture in the multilateral trade negotiations (WTO), status in the implementation of the CAP reform and the time for start of bilateral deliberations on trade in agricultural products between EU and Norway.

Between 21 and 30 January a total of 1,636 exhibitors from 55 countries will be presenting an impressive and varied array of food items and agricultural products at Grüne Woche, Berlin. International Green Week is now among the biggest agricultural exhibitions in Europe.

More information about Grüne Woche and Norwegian activities during the exhibition:

http://odin.dep.no/lmd/html/grunewoche2005

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Minister of Agriculture Lars SponheimPhoto: Ottar løvik