Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

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EU Agriculture Council discusses ice damage to Hungarian forests and the Russian embargo

Ministry of Agriculture, December 16, 2014 1:56 PM

The European Agriculture and Fisheries Council met is Brussels on 15 December 2014.

Final agreement on member state GMO cultivation ban imminent

Ministry of Agriculture, December 11, 2014 3:37 PM

In Brussels, the ambassadors of the EU member states have voted in favour of an agreement that would enable member states to decide themselves whether to allow the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) within their own territory for economic and social reasons. Now all that is required is the support of the European Parliament; the vote is expected to take place in mid-January.

Georgian delegation visits Hungary

Ministry of Agriculture, December 2, 2014 2:23 PM

Following the meeting of the Hungarian-Georgian Intergovernmental Committee for Economic Cooperation and the establishment of the Agriculture Working Group at the end of November, a Georgian delegation made up of 13 officials responsible for EU integration arrived for a two-day visit to Hungary in early December. The delegation was received at the Ministry of Agriculture by Deputy State Secretary for International Relations Katalin Tóth.

Serbia views the Hungarian Land Act as a model to be followed

Ministry of Agriculture, November 21, 2014 3:07 PM

“Serbia views the Hungarian Land Act as a model to be followed, is examining several elements of the legislation such as the system of conditions for the acquisition of farmland by foreign nationals, and is thinking of transposing several provisions into the relative Serbian legislation, which is currently under preparation”, Minister of State Attila Juhász from the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection said at the 7th session of the Hungarian-Serbian Joint Economic Committee in Belgrade. At the meeting, Hungary was represented by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Deputy State Secretary for International Relations Katalin Tóth.

Deputy State Secretary Katalin Tóth makes speech at the 2nd International Conference on Nutrition

Ministry of Agriculture, November 20, 2014 2:03 PM

The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), which is jointly organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) of the United Nations, is being held at the FAO Headquarters in Rome on 19-21 November, 2014. The first Conference was held in 1992.

The Minister of Agriculture meets Hong Kong businesspeople

Ministry of Agriculture, November 17, 2014 11:42 AM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas met businesspeople from the Chinese Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong over the weekend to discuss further opportunities for the marketing of Hungarian food industry products.

The way is open for Hungarian beef exports to China

Ministry of Agriculture, November 14, 2014 3:11 PM

“The way is open for exports of Hungarian beef to China”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas announced on Thursday in Beijing after signing an agreement to this effect with Chinese Minister of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine Zhi Shuping.

Hong Kong is open to Hungarian meat industry exports

Ministry of Agriculture, November 14, 2014 3:08 PM

Certification procedures for pork and poultry products have successfully come to a close, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas, who continued his trip to China with a visit to the Special Administrative Region on Friday, announced from Hong Kong.

Sándor Fazekas discusses increasing food industry exports in Shanghai

Ministry of Agriculture, November 12, 2014 3:39 PM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas held negotiations in Shanghai on increasing Hungarian exports to China, where he also opened a large wine expo in representation of Hungary.

Laos praises Hungarian food safety system

Ministry of Agriculture, November 12, 2014 11:20 AM

On Monday, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Deputy State Secretary for International Relations, Katalin Tóth, received Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry Phouang Parisak Pravongviengkham of the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos.