Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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Common Agricultural Policy resources must also be kept at their current level during the upcoming EU multiannual financial framework

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2018 10:32 AM

At the high-level Brussels conference on the European Union budget for the 2021-2027 period, held with the participation of the European Commission’s Vice-President and Commissioner for Budget, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldmann stressed that the resources available to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must be maintained at least at their current level to enable the realisation of established goals.

Improving Hungarian-Chinese agricultural relations

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2018 10:24 AM

Minister István Nagy received a delegation from the National People’s Congress of China’s Agricultural and Rural Development Committee at the Ministry of Agriculture. During the meeting, the parties discussed current issues relating to agricultural relations between Hungary and China.

Day of Balaton Fishermen

Ministry of Agriculture, September 24, 2018 11:27 AM

“Lake Balaton plays a special role in fishing tourism in our country: on a yearly basis, 70-80 thousand anglers purchase tickets at the “Hungarian sea”. Supporting events that promote sport fishing and fish consumption are highly important tasks of the Government”, State Secretary for Land Administration (Ministry of Agriculture) said in Tihany at the Day of Balaton Fishermen event.

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Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2018 10:14 AM

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Similarly to Hungary, the majority of EU member states reject the reduction of CAP funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 19, 2018 2:21 PM

The European Commission plans to reduce the sum of area-based agricultural funding available during the 2021-2027 period by 16.4 percent compared to the current programming period. 26.6 percent less EU funding would be available to Hungary for rural development. The majority of member states are against the planned reduction of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funding.

African development project for local job creation

Ministry of Agriculture, June 14, 2018 1:06 PM

“We regard Africa as an important partner, both in view of its sources of raw materials and its growing import markets”, Minister of State for Rural Development Miklós Kis stressed at the launch of the first joint V4 African development project in the Kenyan town of Kilifi.

V4 statement on agricultural innovation and EU funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 14, 2018 12:58 PM

“The countries of the Visegrád Group in addition to six other Central and European countries have signed a joint statement on cooperation in the interests of increasing the proportion of EU funding that can be drawn down for agricultural innovation”, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman announced on Wednesday. The parties also discussed the interests of the region’s countries with relation to the development of the EU’s agricultural funding system.

Expanding Central and Eastern European cooperation in the defence of EU agricultural funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 13, 2018 10:55 AM

“The countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) and the Baltic States all agree that the proposed reduction in EU funding available to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the post-2020 period is unacceptable”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said in Bábolna at the final meeting of agriculture ministers during the Hungarian Presidency of the V4.

Broader cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO

Ministry of Agriculture, June 7, 2018 3:09 PM

“Supporting family farms and small-scale producers is of priority importance to Hungary, as are stopping rural emigration, increasing the standard of living in rural areas and improving the attractiveness of agriculture”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy declared at a meeting in Budapest with the Assistant Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

The reduction of CAP funding is unacceptable

Ministry of Agriculture, June 6, 2018 10:24 AM

“In Hungary’s opinion, the proposed budget for the funding of the Common Agricultural Policy is insufficient, particularly in view of the fact that the legislative proposals published last week would place significantly greater burdens on farmers and make the currently well-operating system more complicated”, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman stressed following a meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Sofia, Bulgaria.