Ministry of Agriculture

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