Press releases

The Minister of Agriculture discusses topical issues of agriculture and fisheries with French colleagues

Friday, February 20, during the official visit to Paris (France) the Minister of Agriculture of Latvia, Jānis Dūklavs met the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry of France, Stephane Le Foll...

Published: 23.02.2015

The Minister of Agriculture will discuss the priorities of Latvia’s Presidency in agriculture and fisheries with officials of France

Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21, the Minister of Agriculture of Latvia, Jānis Dūklavs will go on an official visit to Paris (France).   Jānis Dūklavs will meet the Minister of...

Published: 19.02.2015

Latvia’s Presidency is looking forward to support from Finland in solving of issues significant for agriculture and fisheries

Latvia’s Presidency is looking forward to support from Finland in solving of issues significant for agriculture and fisheries

Thursday, February 18, 2015, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs met the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland, Petteri Orpo and exchanged views on topicalities in agriculture and...

Published: 19.02.2015

EC has approved Latvia’s Rural Development Program for 2014-2020

The Ministry of Agriculture was informed by the European Commission (EC) that it has approved Latvia’s Rural Development Program (RDP) for 2014-2020.    "We are satisfied that the European...

Published: 16.02.2015

Simplification of CAP; organic farms and home producers – key factors in farmers’ competitiveness improvement

Simplification of CAP; organic farms and home producers – key factors in farmers’ competitiveness improvement

From Wednesday, February 4 to Friday, February 6, an informal meeting of Directors for EU Rural Development were held in Jurmala. Such meeting is held twice a year by each Presidency of EU Council. ...

Published: 06.02.2015

German people have a high regard for Latvia’s – the partner State’s large stand at the exhibition “Green Week” in Berlin

At the International Exhibition for the Food Industry, Agriculture and Horticulture “Green Week”, held in Berlin from January 16 to 25, Latvia had an exceptionally large stand of 650 square meters,...

Published: 02.02.2015

Latvia has successfully represented EU in the 15th permanent session of FAO Commission on Genetic Resources

Last week, from January 19 to 23, the 15th permanent session of FAO Commission on Genetic Resources of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization was held in Rome.

Published: 29.01.2015

Latvia’s Presidency has reached a political agreement on Regulation on landing obligation

Thursday, January 29, while negotiating the landing obligation (or omnibus Regulation) with the European Parliament, Latvia’s Presidency reached the political agreement on the proposal to split the...

Published: 29.01.2015

EU Ministers of Agriculture, at the Council of Ministers, talk about measures capable to improve situation on EU agricultural market

EU Ministers of Agriculture, at the Council of Ministers, talk about measures capable to improve situation on EU agricultural market

Riga, January 26, 2015 – On Monday, January 26, in Brussels, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs chaired the meeting of EU Council of Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries (Agrifish).

Published: 26.01.2015

AGRIFISH will discuss proposals for the Multiannual Plan on Fish Resources in the Baltic Sea

On January 26, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will chair the meeting of EU Council of Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries (AGRIFISH), in Brussels.

Published: 22.01.2015

Latvia is represented in the „Green Week” in Berlin by 106 Latvia’s companies

At the International Exhibition for the Food Industry, Agriculture and Horticulture “Green Week” in Berlin, Germany, Latvia is represented by 106 Latvia’s companies, farms and organizations.

Published: 22.01.2015

The Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs has presented in Brussels priorities of Latvia’s Presidency in fisheries

The Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs has presented in Brussels priorities of Latvia’s Presidency in fisheries

Thursday, 22 January 2015, the Minister of Agriculture Jānis Dūklavs presented to the Committee for Fisheries (PECH) of the European Parliament the priorities of Latvia’s Presidency.  

Published: 22.01.2015