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Ministry of Agriculture: Ministers for Agriculture of the Baltic States agree on joint actions in discussions on EU direct payments

On April 15 and 16, 2019, the Minister for Agriculture, Kaspars Gerhards left for Luxembourg, where he participated in the meeting of the European Union Council of Ministers for Agriculture and...

Published: 18.04.2019

Adjustment of direct payments is invariable prerequisite for Latvia to support CAP reform after 2020

On Monday, December 17, at the Council of EU Ministers for Agriculture and Fishery in Brussels, where the discussions were ongoing on the reform of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), proposed...

Published: 19.12.2018

The Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs: farmers’ organizations provide a considerable support in the fight for equal direct payments

Friday, December 14, the Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs consulted with leaders of the Latvian framers’ organizations and discussed the campaign, organized in Brussels on Thursday, December...

Published: 19.12.2018

Latvia is not backing-off from the requirement on equal competition conditions for all the EU farmers

On December 17 and 18, the Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will arrive to Brussels where Member States will continue discussions at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fishery, on...

Published: 19.12.2018

The Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs: The proposal from the European Commission to considerably reduce the financing for agriculture, endangers Latvian agriculture

The Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs: The proposal from the European Commission to considerably reduce the financing for agriculture, endangers Latvian agriculture

On Friday June 1, the European Commission (EC) published proposals for Regulations on the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2021-2027, also covering direct payments and the distribution of EU...

Published: 01.06.2018

The Minister for Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs: “The rate of growth in direct payments, offered by the European Commission, is not sufficient”

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the European Commission (COM) came out with a proposal on the EU Multiannual budget for 20121-2027, envisaging that the funding, planned for the Common Agricultural Policy...

Published: 07.05.2018

The Ministers for Agriculture of the Baltic States and Poland agreed on joint protection of farmers’ interests in Brussels

The Ministers for Agriculture of the Baltic States and Poland agreed on joint protection of farmers’ interests in Brussels

The complete text of the Declaration   On Tuesday, March 13, the Ministers for Agriculture of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Poland, upon meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture in Riga, signed the...

Published: 13.03.2018

The Informative Report on the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 approved by the Government

The Informative Report on the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 approved by the Government

The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has prepared the informative report on the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy until 2030 (LIBRA), which was presented to the Government on Tuesday, December 19.    

Published: 19.12.2017

Latvia continues to provide assistance to Ukraine

Latvia continues to provide assistance to Ukraine

From October 25 to October 27 Minister of Agriculture Mr. Jānis Dūklavs visited Ukraine, Lviv, where he participated in the 17th Lviv Economic Forum. During the visit Mr.

Published: 02.11.2017

Minister Mr Duklavs participates in the informal meeting of EU ministers in Estonia, Tallinn

Minister Mr Duklavs participates in the informal meeting of EU ministers in Estonia, Tallinn

From September 3 to 5, Minister of Agriculture Mr. Janis Duklavs participated in the informal meeting of European Union ministers for agriculture and fisheries where member states discussed risk...

Published: 07.09.2017

A high-level international conference on spreading and control of African swine fever agrees upon a closer cooperation

A high-level international conference on spreading and control of African swine fever agrees upon a closer cooperation

On Thursday and Friday, June 1-2, the international conference on spreading in the Europe of African swine fever (ASF) and control of the disease, was held at the Ministry of Agriculture.  

Published: 02.06.2017

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