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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

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

The Minister of Agriculture Jānis Dūklavs presents the Latvian Presidency priorities in agriculture

On Wednesday, 21 January, the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs presented priorities of the Latvian EU Council Presidency to the Committee on Agricultural and Rural Development of the European...

Published: 21.01.2015

The Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will present priorities of Latvia’s Presidency to the European Parliament committees

The Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs will present priorities of Latvia’s Presidency in agriculture and fisheries to the respective European Parliament committees in Brussels.

Published: 19.01.2015

Latvia’s enterprises are widely represented at the international exhibition “Green Week”, opened today in Berlin

Photo gallery   Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Berlin (Germany), the International Exhibition for the Food Industry, Agriculture and Horticulture in Berlin “Green Week – 2015” was opened.

Published: 15.01.2015

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

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