Press releases

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

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: the main challenge on the road to EU objectives is ensuring of an adequate funding and its fair distribution among Member States

Monday June 8, at an informal videoconference of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries, the Ministers from Member States discussed agricultural aspects of the strategies of the...

Published: 09.06.2020

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: Achievement of the ambitious environmental objectives set up by the European Commission, requires an adequate funding

Monday June 8, an informal videoconference of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries will be held, where the Ministers from Member States will discuss agricultural aspects of the...

Published: 08.06.2020

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