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István Nagy, Dr.

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Government measures strongly support the marketing of domestic foodstuffs

Ministry of Agriculture, November 8, 2018 11:06 AM

“A total of almost HUF 230 billion in funding from domestic and EU funds has been channelled to the food sector since 2014, also stimulating the relevant investments”, Minister of State for Food Chain Supervision Róbert Zsigó said at the Agora professional conference.

Air quality: public cause and individual responsibility

Ministry of Agriculture, November 7, 2018 8:09 PM

Although improper residential heating is the main reason of poor air quality, a major part of society is not aware of that and blame other sectors for air pollution, State Secretary for Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture (MA) András Rácz said at the conference organised as part of the awareness-raising campaign “Heat wisely!” (Fűts okosan!) on Wednesday in Budapest.

Premium category food products to introduce Hungarian agriculture in Shanghai

Ministry of Agriculture, November 7, 2018 9:04 AM

Minister of Agriculture István Nagy inaugurated the Hungarian stand at the agrarian pavilion of China International Import Exhibition, following which he held negotiations on the market entry of Hungarian products with leaders of local commercial companies in Shanghai.

Three new calls for rural development tenders published by the Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, October 30, 2018 1:12 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture published three new calls for tenders of a total budget of around HUF 63 billion based on available rural development funding. The tenders are aimed at supporting food processing and wine-making, organic farming and the restructuring of the small ruminant dairy industry. Organic farmers may count on another call for tenders of HUF 12 billion under the recently announced calls. Subsidy decisions had already been made in this field in 2016, when the Managing Authority awarded support totalling HUF 62 billion to some 2200 applications.

Borderless cooperation under the Leader Programme

Ministry of Agriculture, October 26, 2018 10:24 AM

“The cohesion of a nation is determined by common objectives, and the collective programmes to realise them; it is a top priority to support the latter”, State Secretary for Rural Development of the Ministry of Agriculture Miklós Kis emphasised at the Rural Development Conference organised in Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc) recently.

“Heat wisely” campaign launched also this year

Ministry of Agriculture, October 25, 2018 1:40 PM

The “Heat wisely” campaign has been launched again this year to draw attention to the hazards of using solid fuels; the ban on, and detrimental effects of waste-burning by residents, and for making available all sorts of information on the right heating techniques, the Secretary of State for Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture (MA) said.

Exemplary Hungarian agricultural risk management system

Ministry of Agriculture, October 24, 2018 1:38 PM

The Hungarian agricultural risk management system deployed in the past years is exemplary also at European level, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman said in Pozsony (Bratislava) at a conference on agricultural risk management attended by the Slovak and Czech Ministers of Agriculture, the Polish Deputy Minister of Agriculture and European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan.

United Arab Emirates recognises Hungary as free from bluetongue

Ministry of Agriculture, October 24, 2018 12:38 PM

The relevant ministry of the United Arab Emirates removed Hungary from the list of countries affected by bluetongue. As a result of this measure, it will be possible to transport cattle and small ruminants to the Middle East state from all over Hungary without obstacles.

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.