Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

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New Visitors’ Centre opens at Tapolca Lake Cave

Ministry of Agriculture, January 21, 2015 11:49 AM

“The Tapolca Cave Lake is one of the world’s unique attractions, which thanks to the new Visitors’ Centre, constructed with the help of 300 million forints in European Union funding, can now expect to welcome even more tourists than the current number of 100 thousand-a-year”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said at the inauguration ceremony on Tuesday.

Serbia is Hungary’s priority partner in the Western Balkans

Ministry of Agriculture, January 20, 2015 12:08 PM

“Serbia is Hungary’s priority partner in the Western Balkan region with regard to agricultural relations”, Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas told Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday in Budapest after having met with his Serbian counterpart, Minister of Agriculture and Environment Snežana Bogosavljević Bošković.

World’s largest agriculture expo opens in Berlin

Ministry of Agriculture, January 19, 2015 11:49 AM

The world’s largest agriculture, food industry and horticulture expo, the International Green Week (Internationale Grüne Woche) began in Berlin on Friday; the Hungarian stand was opened by Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas.

Continued significant growth for Hungarian agriculture in 2014

Ministry of Agriculture, January 16, 2015 3:16 PM

The performance of Hungarian agriculture has increased significantly in recent years, Minister of State for Agricultural Economy György Czerván said at the agrarian sector conference organised by the Bácska and Dunamellék Agricultural Coalition in Siófok, Lake Balaton.

Hungarian interests upheld in GMO case

Ministry of Agriculture, January 16, 2015 1:46 PM

On 13 January in the European Parliament, MEPs voted in favour of the legislative amendment that will enable member states to ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It is of extremely high strategic importance that Hungarian agriculture remains GMO free, as also stated in the country’s constitution.

EU recognises Hungarian achievements in reducing the use of polluting plastic bags

Ministry of Agriculture, December 18, 2014 2:58 PM

The EU’s environment ministers met in Brussels on 17 December 2014. The Hungarian delegation was led by Parliamentary State Secretary Dr. István Nagy.

Intensive development of Hungarian-Vietnamese agricultural cooperation

Ministry of Agriculture, December 16, 2014 1:58 PM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas and Vietnam’s newly appointed Ambassador to Budapest Thanh Tuan Nguyen met on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in agriculture.

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.