Press releases

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: If the European Commission is establishing additional requirements for farmers then an adequate funding must be provided

On May 26, 2020, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, by means of the video conference, conducted a meeting with Julia Klöckner, the German Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture,...

Published: 27.05.2020

Additional funding must be earmarked in the EU multiannual budget for sectors of agriculture, fishery and food to manage crisis caused by Covid-19

Tuesday, May 26, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, during a video call with Julia Klöckner, German Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, will discuss a negative impact of Covid-19...

Published: 26.05.2020

Kaspars Gerhards: while implementing the reformed EU agricultural policy, especially in the first years, farmers should not be burdened by new additional requirements

Wednesday May 13, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, at an informal videoconference of the EU Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries, emphasized that the first months of crisis, caused...

Published: 15.05.2020

Kaspars Gerhards: while implementing the reformed EU agricultural policy, especially in the first years, farmers should not be burdened by new additional requirements

Wednesday May 13, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, at an informal videoconference of the EU Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries, emphasized that the first months of crisis, caused...

Published: 14.05.2020

Minister for Agriculture, Kaspars Gerhards: European Union must provide more protection to its farmers and producers

Wednesday, May 13, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture will participate in an informal videoconference, where participants will discuss a negative impact on agriculture, fisheries and food...

Published: 12.05.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture and Ministers of EU Member States signed the declaration on CAP, at the conference in Poland

On February, 2020, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, participated at the Ministerial conference, where the topical issues of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have been discussed....

Published: 27.02.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, at a conference in Poland, will discuss CAP reform with the Ministers for Agriculture of the EU Member States and the Commissioner for Agriculture

On Monday February 24, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate at a Ministerial conference to discuss topical issues of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Published: 24.02.2020

Ministry of Agriculture of Latvia: Non-paper on Why convergence of direct payments should be continued

Ever since Latvia joined the European Union in 2004, our farmers encounter both the opportunities and the challenges of the EU free market the same way as farmers of other Member States.

Published: 06.02.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister: „Objectives set up for agriculture by the EU Green Deal cannot be achieved only with the EU CAP funding”

On Monday January 27, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, while participating in the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries in Brussels, where the European Commission (COM)...

Published: 29.01.2020

To achieve the ambitious objectives of the European Green Deal in agriculture, the funding earmarked for the EU agricultural policy, could be insufficient

On Monday, January 27, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate in the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries in Brussels, where the European Commission (COM)...

Published: 24.01.2020

The Minister Kaspars Gerhards: I am proud of Latvian food producers

The Minister Kaspars Gerhards: I am proud of Latvian food producers

On Friday January 17, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, visited the Latvian joint stand at the 85th exhibition of food, agriculture and horticulture International Green Week 2020 (...

Published: 17.01.2020

Kaspars Gerhards: at the “Green Week”, Latvian producers will treat visitors with delicious domestic foods

Kaspars Gerhards: at the “Green Week”, Latvian producers will treat visitors with delicious domestic foods

On Thursday January, 16, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate in the opening ceremony of the 85th exhibition of food, agriculture and horticulture International Green Week...

Published: 16.01.2020