Press releases

K. Gerhards, the Minister: Latvia will continue an active work on finding solution at the EU level to dual quality of food

On May 9, 2019, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, participated at the meeting of Ministers for Agriculture of Visegrad States, Baltic States, Balkan States and France: “Dynamic Visegrad...

Published: 14.05.2019

K. Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: To effectively implement the EU agricultural policy, an appropriate and fairly distributed funding for all the Member States is necessary

Tuesday, May 14, K. Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate in the meeting of the EU Council of Minister for Agriculture and Fishery, in Brussels, where Member States will continue...

Published: 10.05.2019

K.Gerhards: Outlined is a strong position by Latvia to develop an equal support policy for farmers in Baltics

K.Gerhards: Outlined is a strong position by Latvia to develop an equal support policy for farmers in Baltics

Tuesday, May 7, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, held a meeting with Phil Hogan, the European Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, in the course of the meeting,...

Published: 07.05.2019

K. Gerhards, the Minister, will sign the declaration on “Bioeast” initiative and voice Latvian position on a dual quality of food at the international Ministerial meeting

On Thursday, May 9, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate at the meeting of Ministers for Agriculture of Visegrad States, Baltic States, Balkan States and France: “Dynamic...

Published: 07.05.2019

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture will invite Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner, to listen to farmers’ opinion

On Tuesday, May 7, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will meet, Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, who will be in Latvia on working visit.

Published: 03.05.2019

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