Press releases

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

Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: requirements for farmers and the attainable results must be adequate to availability of funding

On December 16, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture, will participate in the Council meeting of EU Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries (CMAF) in Brussels where the Minsters from Member...

Published: 16.12.2019

Proposal from Finland’s Presidency for the EU multiannual budget could increase the rural development funding for Latvia by EUR 117 million

The Finland’s Presidency has announced its proposal for the European Union (EU) multiannual budget for 2021-2027. The proposal, as compared with the initial offer from the European Commission,...

Published: 09.12.2019

Jānis Grasbergs: Heads of State should listen to their farmers before deciding on the new multiannual financial framework

Jānis Grasbergs: Heads of State should listen to their farmers before deciding on the new multiannual financial framework

On Monday, November 18, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Jānis Grasbergs participated in the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the European...

Published: 26.11.2019

Kaspars Gerhards: liming of acid agricultural soil must be eligible for CAP support

Kaspars Gerhards: liming of acid agricultural soil must be eligible for CAP support

On Thursday, October 31, in Tartu, Estonia, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture and experts from the Ministry of Agriculture had a meeting with the Ministers for Agriculture of the Baltic...

Published: 11.11.2019

Kaspars Gerhards: EU climate requirements must correspond to the funding of EU Common Agricultural Policy

Kaspars Gerhards: EU climate requirements must correspond to the funding of EU Common Agricultural Policy

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, in Tartu, Estonia, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture and experts from the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture will meet the Ministers for Agriculture of the...

Published: 31.10.2019

Latvia obtains a promise from the European Commission on support measures for fishermen after introduction of the ban on cod fishing

On October 14, after long discussions, shortly after midnight, the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries, in Luxembourg, adopted the Regulation on fishing opportunities in the Baltic...

Published: 16.10.2019

Catch quotas for 2020 in the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Riga

On October 14 and 15, Jānis Grasbergs, the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, will participate in the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries in Luxemburg, where...

Published: 11.10.2019

Kaspars Gerhards: “EU environmental and climate requirements must be commensurate to the support funding for farmers to fulfill these requirements”

Kaspars Gerhards: “EU environmental and climate requirements must be commensurate to the support funding for farmers to fulfill these requirements”

Tuesday, September 24, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture participated in an informal meeting of the European Union Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries in Helsinki, hosted by the...

Published: 26.09.2019