Ministry of Agriculture

Sándor Fazekas, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation a promising opportunity for Hungary

Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation a promising opportunity for HungaryFebruary 7, 2017

“Russian-Hungarian regional economic cooperation is a promising opportunity for Hungary”, the Minister of Agriculture said in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday after visiting Smolensk County in Western Russia. Photo: Csaba Pelsőczy Csaba / Ministry of Agriculture
Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperation

Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperationFebruary 7, 2017

“Founding joint ventures could be an important future area of Russian-Hungarian agricultural cooperation”, the two countries’ agriculture ministers determined during their negotiations in Moscow on Monday. Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas and his Russian counterpart Alexander Tkachov met in the Russian capital following the official opening of the Prodexpo-2017 International Food Industry Exhibition. Photos: Csaba Pelsőczy
Berlin’s Green Week is adorned with the colours of the Hungarian flag

Berlin’s Green Week is adorned with the colours of the Hungarian flagJanuary 24, 2017

It is an outstanding opportunity that we are able to present the highest quality Hungarian food industry products to some 400 thousand people at Europe’s largest agriculture and food industry exhibition (in which Hungary has already been participating for 45 years), Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said at a press conference to mark the opening of the Green Week expo in Berlin. Hungary is this year’s guest of honour. Photo: Csaba Pelsőczy Csaba / Ministry of Agriculture
SAPS payments to farmers begin

SAPS payments to farmers begin October 16, 2014

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas launched the special electronic money transfer system for the distribution of SAPS payments and special milk funding on Thursday, at a press conference held at Solum Zrt. in Komárom. A total of HUF 341.1bn (EUR 1.11bn) in SAPS payments may be distributed with reference to 2014 applications. During the first stage of payments, more than HUF 47bn will be disbursed to some 102,000 applicants.
National Gallop for the 7th time on Heroes’ Square

National Gallop for the 7th time on Heroes’ SquareSeptember 26, 2014

The program of races and events, which has now grown to be an annual tradition, drew large crowds at Budapest’s Heroes’ Square. The winners were presented with their awards by Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas.
V4+4 Agriculture Ministers Welcome EU Decision on GMOs

V4+4 Agriculture Ministers Welcome EU Decision on GMOsJune 13, 2014

The V4+4 agriculture ministers, attending a session in Budapest on Tuesday, welcomed the EUs ruling to allow member states to decide on the cultivation of GMOs within their own national sphere of authority, the Minister of Agriculture emphasised at a press conference following the meeting. The decision is a significant success for Hungarian agrarian diplomacy, Minister Sándor Fazekas added.