Press releases

Minister Mr. Dūklavs visits Uzbekistan

From March 27 to March 30, Minister of Agriculture Mr. Jānis Dūklavs visited Uzbekistan, Taskhent where he opened Uzbekistan – Latvia business forum as well as participated in opening of...

Published: 04.04.2017

Baltic Ministers of Agriculture discuss future EU CAP policy

Baltic Ministers of Agriculture discuss future EU CAP policy

From March 20 to March 21, Minister of Agriculture Mr. Jānis Dūklavs visited Estonia, Sangaste where he had an informal meeting with Minister of Rural Affairs of Estonia Mr.

Published: 21.03.2017

Minister Mr. Duklavs visits the United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Minister Mr. Duklavs visits the United Arab Emirates, Dubai

From February 25 to February 28, Minister of Agriculture Mr. Jānis Dūklavs visited UAE, Dubai where he opened Latvia’s national stand at the food and hospitality exhibition Gulfood 2017.  

Published: 02.03.2017

CAP support should be maintained as compensating income also in the future

From 29th – 31st May Parliamentary Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture of Latvia Mr. Ringolds Arnītis will participate in informal meeting of the Council of Ministers for Agriculture in the...

Published: 27.05.2016

Latvian Presidency reached a political agreement on new Plant Health Regulation

Latvian Presidency reached a political agreement on new Plant Health Regulation

On 30 June, at the meeting of the European Union Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) the ambassadors of the Member States politically supported the proposal for a Regulation of the...

Published: 01.07.2015

Forest Directors from EU Member emphasise the role of forests in sustainable future

Forest Directors from EU Member emphasise the role of forests in sustainable future

Riga, 19 June 2015 – On 18-19 June, the informal meeting of Forest Directors took place in Riga under the Latvian Presidency of EU Council. At the meeting, the participants discussed the results of...

Published: 19.06.2015

Forest Directors from EU Member States will share their experiences on sustainable forest management

On 18-19 June 18 to June under the Latvian Presidency of EU Council, an informal meeting of Forest Directors will be held in Riga. The meeting aims to discuss the results of the UN Forum for Forests...

Published: 17.06.2015

Main results of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Main results of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Luxembourg, 12 June 2015 Council position on organic farming The Council reached agreement on a general approach for a regulation on organic farming.   The proposal aims at revising the existing...

Published: 16.06.2015

Minister for Agriculture: EU is ready to provide further support for rural development and food supply in the world

The 39th session of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (UN FAO), under the Latvian Presidency of EU Council, has been finalised in Rome (Italy).

Published: 15.06.2015

Minister for Agriculture Jānis Dūklavs: sector of organic agriculture is thriving in the world

The 9th European Organic Congress that was held during the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council finalised discussions on the development of organic farming within the perspective of emerging EU...

Published: 12.06.2015

EU organic agriculture is awaiting ministerial decision

On Tuesday June 16, in Luxembourg, the Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will chair the meeting of the Council for Agriculture and Fisheries.   The Latvian Presidency is planning for the...

Published: 12.06.2015

European Organic Congress – on the eve of decision on the future of organic farming

On 10-12 June, during the Latvian Presidency of EU Council, the 9th European Organic Congress will take place in Riga. It will address the development of Latvian organic agriculture within the...

Published: 09.06.2015