Press releases

K. Gerhards, the Minister: condition for climate measures of the EU Common Agricultural Policy must be well-weighed and acceptable for all the Member States, the Baltic States included

K. Gerhards, the Minister: condition for climate measures of the EU Common Agricultural Policy must be well-weighed and acceptable for all the Member States, the Baltic States included

Friday, April 30, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture had an online meeting with the new Ministers for Agriculture of the Baltic States - Urmas Kruuse, Estonian Minister of Rural Affairs...

Published: 07.05.2021

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister: interests and competitiveness of the EU farmers must be more protected in trade with third countries

On Monday, April 26, at a videoconference of the informal Council of EU Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries (CMAF) the Ministers of the EU Member States discussed the EU international trade and...

Published: 28.04.2021

The Ministry of Agriculture: EU Member States must be able to decide themselves on the development of their agriculture rather than the European Commission centrally

On March 22 and 23, a meeting of the EU Council of Minsters for Agriculture and Fisheries (CMAF) was held, where Member States carried out intense discussions on topical legislative conditions of the...

Published: 25.03.2021

The new soil research project will allow a wiser use of agricultural land

The new soil research project will allow a wiser use of agricultural land

In February 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with partners started implementation of the project of the Norwegian financial instrument “Improvement of a sustainable management of...

Published: 05.03.2021

In the course of difficult negotiations, Latvia achieves better fishing opportunities for several stocks in the Baltic Sea for 2021 than offered initially

After long discussions, at the meeting of branch experts within the cooperation platform of the Baltic Sea States (BALTFISH) on Sunday, October 18  and at the EU Council of Agriculture and Fisheries...

Published: 22.10.2020

Baltic and Visegrad Group of States, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Slovenia, in their joint declaration, request commensurability of the EU environment and climate objectives with the funding for agriculture

Monday September 28, Ministers for Agriculture of Baltic and Visegrad Group of States* as well as Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Slovenia, at the meeting on the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...

Published: 29.09.2020

Kaspars Gerhards: EU recovery measures must be implemented as soon as possible to be able to help farmers and businesses in Covid-19 crisis

Kaspars Gerhards: EU recovery measures must be implemented as soon as possible to be able to help farmers and businesses in Covid-19 crisis

On Monday September 28, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will remotely participate in the meeting of Ministers for Agriculture of Baltic and Visegrad Group of States as well as...

Published: 25.09.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister: ability of the agricultural sector to ensure national self-sufficiency in food to full extent is the vitally important condition for existence of every State

Tuesday September 1, in Koblenz (Germany,) the informal meeting of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries was held, there Ministers from Member States, in presence and distantly,...

Published: 02.09.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: in the situation of crisis, the national economy must be able to provide its people with food

Tuesday, September 1, in Koblenz (Germany), the informal meeting of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries will be held, where Ministers of the Member States will discuss, in...

Published: 02.09.2020

EU support, Latvia has achieved, makes good beginning for shaping of the next programming period

After several days - long and intensive discussions, the decision madalsoe by the European Council on the EU multiannual budget for the next programming period also lays down the amounts of funding...

Published: 22.07.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: “Fishing stability is a very significant factor for viability and development of coastal regions”

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: “Fishing stability is a very significant factor for viability and development of coastal regions”

Monday June 29, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture participated in an informal videoconference of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fishery, where the Ministers from Member...

Published: 03.07.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: EU Member States must have more freedom of action in making decisions on investing EU support

On Friday, June 19, in Estonia, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture had a meeting with Arvo Aller, the Estonian Minister for Rural Affairs and discussed a joint position of both the States...

Published: 25.06.2020