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The Slovene agricultural research system /public sector/

Agricultural research in Slovenia should be considered in its broader sense, since it is focusing on sustainable agricultural production, food quality and safety, rural development, agricultural policy, landscape management, forestry and fisheries.

The field of research activities falls within the competence of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. Research activities in the Republic of Slovenia are almost entirely financed from public resources. In addition to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology as a responsible Ministry, in the implementation of National Research and Development Programme (applicative and development research programme) also other Ministries are involved, in accordance with their activities and strategic orientations. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food participates in the research in the field of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

Ministries and a public research agency in charge of the agricultural research system

Institutions mainly devoted to agricultural research
Other research institutions involved in agricultural research

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  SCAR meetings.

The SCAR plenary meetings are normally organised twice a year. Thirteen meetings have been held so far since February 2005.

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The SCAR committee is supported by a Secretariat with staff from the Commission's Directorate-General for Research and staff made available to SCAR from Member States (‘virtual secretariat’). The Secretariat is in charge of the preparation and follow-up of forum meetings (e.g. coordination of the agenda, invitation, documents for the meeting, minutes) and provides assistance to the working groups.
Contact person: François Constantin.