Ministry of Agriculture

Sándor Fazekas, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

Leading news

EU agriculture ministers debate EC statement on post-2020 CAP for the first time

Ministry of Agriculture, December 12, 2017 12:26 PM

“Hungary has great expectations with regard to future negotiations on the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The country’s goal is for the new CAP to favour all European agricultural producers, and through the high quality and healthy foods they produce to also favour all citizens of the European Union”, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Public Administration Andrea Gulyás said following a session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 11 December in Brussels.

Exports to China set to increase

Ministry of Agriculture, November 28, 2017 12:27 PM

“During the past five years Hungary has increased its agricultural exports to China by a factor of ten, and our goal is to assure that other products are also given a chance to appear on the market”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas stressed following a meeting with the head of China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ), Zhi Shuping.

Chinese interest in Hungarian agricultural achievements

Ministry of Agriculture, November 13, 2017 11:37 AM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas held talks on the development of scientific cooperation, the transfer of agricultural practices and the results of Hungarian settlement development with the Vice Governor of China’s Henan Province, Mr. Wang Tie in Budapest.

V4 agricultural research institutes sign cooperation agreement

Ministry of Agriculture, November 13, 2017 11:36 AM

The agricultural research institutes of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries concluded a partnership cooperation agreement aimed at coordinating agricultural research and science activities on Thursday in Budapest.

Equality in Europe, equality on the food market!

Ministry of Agriculture, November 8, 2017 4:06 PM

Renewable energy sources derived from agriculture, Central European agrarian research and the dual quality of food – these were the most important issues for the countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) among the topics of discussion at today’s session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels.

The rate of development of Hungarian agriculture must be maintained

Ministry of Agriculture, November 8, 2017 4:03 PM

“Hungarian agriculture is the fastest growing agriculture in Europe, and the goal is for it to remain so in future”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said in the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplém County town of Tállya on Tuesday at the State of Agricultural and Rural Development conference organised by the Századvég Foundation.

Hungarian farmers have pooled their strength to protect their achievements

Ministry of Agriculture, November 8, 2017 4:02 PM

“The National Association of Hungarian Farmers’ Circles and Farmers Cooperatives (MAGOSZ) won the Chamber of Agriculture election with an impressive majority of over 88 percent”, Minister of Agriculture said in assessment of the weekend’s voting on Kossuth Radio’s “180 Minutes” program and Hungarian M1 television’s “This Morning” program.

Protestantism is part of the Hungarian identity

Ministry of Agriculture, November 7, 2017 5:47 PM

The Reformation was a determining event from the perspective of the Hungarian people, and Protestantism remains a living part of the Hungarian lifestyle and identity to this day”, Minister of Agriculture Sandor Fazekas said on Tuesday in Karcag at an event held to Reformation Memorial Year.

Knowledge is the key to growth and sustainability

Ministry of Agriculture, November 1, 2017 2:51 PM

“Only knowledge-based development and cooperation that transcends borders can offset the discrepancy between the demand for increased agricultural output and environmental sustainability”, the Deputy State Secretary for Agricultural Economy stressed as a professional forum.