Press releases

Jānis Dūklavs is of the same opinion as the Minister of Food and Agriculture of Germany: the new EU Common Agricultural Policy needs to be improved

PRESS RELEASE For immediate distribution   Wednesday, January 14, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs, when meeting in Berlin the German Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Smith,...

Published: 15.01.2015

Priorities set by the Ministry of Agriculture for Latvia’s presidency of the European Union Council

Latvia has assumed presidency of European Union Council. Latvia must perform this responsible task in the first half of 2015 and it is for the first time in its history.  

Published: 07.01.2015

Fishing opportunities for 2015 have been determined in EU and outside EU waters, also for Latvia’s fishermen

On Tuesday, December 16, in Brussels, there was a discussion at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries on the new European Commission Regulation, laying down fishing opportunities...

Published: 18.12.2014

An oak, grown in Latvia, planted in Berlin prior to the exhibition “Green Week – 2015” planned for January [17.12.2014.]

On December 17, precisely a month before the exhibition “Green Week- 2015”, Elita Kuzma, the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia in Germany, Aivars Lapiņš, the...

Published: 17.12.2014

EU support for Latvia’s milk producers must correspond to the losses caused by Russia’s embargo

On December 15 – 16, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will be in Brussels where there will be discussions at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries on the development of...

Published: 12.12.2014

An oak, grown in Latvia, will be planted in Berlin prior to the exhibition “Green Week – 2015” planned for January

On December 17, precisely a month before the exhibition “Green Week- 2015”, Elita Kuzma, the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia in Germany, Aivars Lapiņš, the...

Published: 11.12.2014

Latvian and Swedish Ministers of Agriculture discuss priorities of the Presidency in agriculture, forestry and fisheries

Latvian and Swedish Ministers of Agriculture discuss priorities of the Presidency in agriculture, forestry and fisheries

On Tuesday, December 2, Jānis Dūklavs, the Minister of Agriculture of Latvia, held a meeting with Sven-Eric Bucht, Swedish Minister of Agriculture. During the meeting, the Ministers discussed...

Published: 08.12.2014

Latvian and Swedish Ministers of Agriculture will discuss priorities of the Presidency

On Tuesday, December 2, Jānis Dūklavs, the Minister of Agriculture of Latvia, will meet Sven-Eric Bucht, Swedish Minister of Agriculture. During the meeting, it is planned to discuss priorities of...

Published: 02.12.2014

Latvia and Georgia will improve cooperation in the sector of agriculture

On Wednesday, November 26, Jānis Dūklavs, Latvian Minister of Agriculture had a meeting with Otar Danelia, Georgian Minister of Agriculture to discuss further trade relations between both the States,...

Published: 02.12.2014

The financing earmarked for agriculture EU must not hand over to other sectors

Monday, November 10, at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries in Brussels, Latvia sharply objected to proposals to channel the increase in Common Agricultural Policy budget,...

Published: 11.11.2014