Tag Archives: Hungary

Hungary and Brazil to Cooperate on Fish Management

Katalin Tóth, the Ministry of Rural Development’s Deputy State Secretary for International Relations and Brazilian Ambassador to Hungary Valter Pecly Moreira have signed an inter-ministerial declaration of intent regarding cooperation in fish management.

Immediate Investigation Ordered in GMO Seed Case

The Minster of Rural Development has ordered an immediate investigation of seeds and crops after it came to his attention that certain quantities of genetically modified (GMO) maize seeds had entered Hungary illegally across the country’s eastern borders.

Hungary destroys acres of GM corn

Hungarian officials have destroyed some 1,000 acres of corn which was found to be genetically modified.

Hungary to Receive Euro 3.4 billion in Rural Development Funding

In the coming 7 years between 2014 and 2020, Hungary expects to receive a total of some 3.4 billion euros in rural development funding, emphasised Minister of State for Rural Development Zsolt V. Németh at the 4th HUNAGI mobile GIS geoinformation conference.

Hungary is one of the union’s largest honey producers

In reaction to a query from Greenpeace Hungary, the Ministry of Rural Development has issuing a statement reinforcing the fact that apiculture is indeed an extremely important economic activity in Hungary, not least because of the significance of honey production within the agricultural economy.

Increased Funding for Hungarian Agriculture in 2014-2020

While the budget for the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy has decreased by some 11 percent, Hungary will be receiving 12.3 billion euros in agriculture funding within the next financial framework for 2014-2020, compared to 10.4 billion euros in the current period.

Parliament makes Historic Decision

The Hungarian Parliament came to a historic decision on 17 December 2012 when it amended Hungary’s Fundamental Law to include the obligation to provide the highest possible level of protection, maintenance and preservation for farmland, water stocks and biological diversity.

Hungary farm gate prices climb 6.6 percent

Farm gate prices in Hungary rose 6.6 percent in July from the same month a year earlier, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said.