Ministry of Agriculture

Sándor Fazekas, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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China and Hungary conclude land management framework agreement

Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2017 1:30 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Public Administration, Andrea Gulyás, concluded a framework agreement on land management cooperation with China’s Deputy Minister for Land and Resource Management Wang Guanghua in Budapest.

Hungary supports EU environmental protection goals

Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2017 1:31 PM

The Council of Environment Ministers of the European Union met in Luxembourg on 19 June 2017. Head of the Hungarian delegation, Minister of State for Environmental Affairs, Agricultural Development and Hungaricums Zsolt V. Németh stressed that the efficient implementation of environmental regulations continues to be a priority for Hungary.

Japan is the number one target for Hungarian food exports outside the EU

Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2017 1:31 PM

“Japan is the number one target for Hungarian food exports outside the EU, and this is one of the reasons it was chosen to be the guest of honour at this year’s National Agriculture and Food Industry Expo and Fair (OMÉK)”, the Minister of Agriculture announced at a press conference in Budapest.

Eleven member states support joint German-Hungarian initiative on signing European Soy Declaration

Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2017 1:33 PM

At a meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 12 June 2017 in Luxembourg, eleven member states support joint German-Hungarian initiative on signing European Soy Declaration.

Hungary is guest of honour at Warsaw Food Expo 2017

Ministry of Agriculture, June 7, 2017 4:20 PM

Hungary is guest of honour at the Warsaw Food Expo 2017 international food industry fair that opened in Nadarzyn on Thursday, and which this year was organised to coincide with the meeting of Visegrád Group (V4) agriculture ministers and the relative ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Slovenia.

Reduction of VAT on poultry, eggs and fresh milk expected to have positive effects

Ministry of Agriculture, June 7, 2017 4:19 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Deputy State Secretary for Agricultural Economy attended a professional conference in Visegrád, where he reported on current government measures concerning animal breeding.

V4 agriculture ministers meet in Warsaw

Ministry of Agriculture, June 7, 2017 4:18 PM

The ministers of agriculture of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries and the relative ministers from Slovenia, Romania and Bulgaria held talks in Warsaw on 2 June 2017. The topics of discussion at the last meeting of agriculture ministers prior to the Hungarian V4 presidency beginning on 1 July included issues of importance to the Central and Eastern European region such as the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after 2020, curbing unfair commercial practices, joint participation in the EU’s research & development programmes, and land regulations.

Tens of billions of investment in environmental protection and conservation

Ministry of Agriculture, June 1, 2017 10:27 AM

“An outstanding 63 billion forints worth of environmental protection and conservation development projects are being realised in Hungary during the 2014-2020 period”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said on Saturday in Tiszaderzse.

Eradicating poverty and famine worldwide is one of the most important tasks of future years

Ministry of Agriculture, June 1, 2017 10:26 AM

“The two most important tasks of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are the eradication of poverty and famine, a prerequisite of which is to make economic and natural resources available to everyone”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas stressed on Monday in Budapest at an informal regional meeting of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).