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István Nagy, Dr.

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EU environment ministers discuss the issue of plastic waste

Ministry of Agriculture, May 3, 2017 9:32 AM

EU environment ministers discussed opportunities for taking action against the pollution caused by plastic waste in Valetta on 25 April 2017, at a summit organised by the Maltese presidency of the European Union. The Hungarian delegation was led by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Public Administration Andrea Gulyás.

Europe is being split into two by a double standard

Ministry of Agriculture, April 27, 2017 3:18 PM

“The phenomenon of production in different qualities for different markets exists”, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Food Chain Supervision Róbert Zsigó declared at the FMCG Top 2017 food industry conference in Zamárdi, where he held a lecture entitled “Europe is being split into two by a double standard”.

Ukrainian Department to be reopened at University of Nyíregyháza

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 1:09 PM


“The Department of Ukrainian language and Culture, which was closed in 2013, is to be reopened at the University of Nyíregyháza”, Government Commissioner for the coordination of development tasks in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County and Subcarpathia István Grezsa announced on Tuesday at the institution.

In Hungary, every day is “Earth Day”

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:50 AM

“In Hungary, every single day is ‘Earth Day’, because the word simultaneously means the planet, our native land and the source of subsistence: farmland and mother earth, our homeland” Minister of State for Agricultural Economy György Czerván said on Friday at an event to mark Earth Day in Farmos, Central Hungary.

The key word in agriculture today is competitiveness

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:50 AM

“Climate change, rotation farming, technological development, increased population and not least consumer demand all affect the direction of agricultural production and determine everyday production”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said at a conference organised by the National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NAIK) and the Institute of Agricultural Engineering (MGI), summarising the challenges faced by agriculture.

Deputy Minister István Nagy discusses agricultural issues in Morocco

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:49 AM

“Morocco represents a key strategic partner for Hungary and the goal with relation to the Southern Opening policy is to further deepen bilateral relations”, Deputy Minister of Agriculture István Nagy stressed as a meeting with the Kingdom Of Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests Aziz Akhannouch.

Successful Hungarian agriculture and food industry programmes at the centre of Hungarian-Moldovan discussions

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:48 AM

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Deputy State Secretary for International Relations Katalin Tóth held discussions with the Moldovan Parliament’s Friendship Group on Wednesday morning in Budapest.

Hungarian beef and beef products may again by exported to Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:47 AM


Thanks to the efforts of the Hungarian animal health authority, following a break of 16 years it has now again become possible for us to export Hungarian beef and beef products to Saudi Arabia. The Middle Eastern country opened its gates to Hungarian beef products at the end of March. The Ministry of Agriculture has already submitted the details of the three Hungarian companies audited by the Saudi food safety authority in 2016.

Environmental safety still in focus

Ministry of Agriculture, April 26, 2017 11:46 AM

The 17th session of the Hungarian-Slovakian Joint Committee on Environmental Protection and Conservation Cooperation was held in Budapest on 12 April in the spirit of reinforcing environmental protection and conservation relations, discussing taska relating to EU commitments, developing cross-border cooperation and increasing environmental safety, and was co-chaired by minister of states Zsolt V. Németh and Norbert Kurilla from the two countries’ relative ministries responsible for environmental protection.

Hungarian-led development project facilitating Serbia’s EU accession

Ministry of Agriculture, April 11, 2017 3:04 PM

A Hungarian-led EU Twining project entitled “Developing the capacity of the Serbian authorities with relation to treating zoonoses and food-borne diseases” is being realised with French and Serbian participation.