In its next seven-year budget, the European Union will earmark EUR 33.5 bln for Polish agriculture, the biggest funds Polish farmers have ever received from the EU, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday at an election rally in Augustow, north-eastern Poland.
The European Commission (EC) has suggested a EUR 26.5 bln increase in the EU's agriculture budget in 2021-27, of which Poland may get an additional PLN 3 bln, EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said in Warsaw on Friday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda appealed for rational management of water resources, shortly after meeting with fruit growers in Dylewo, central Poland, on Tuesday.
A Food Ethics Code signed on Wednesday in the Agriculture Ministry will serve to uphold the high quality of Polish food, which will in turn strengthen consumer trust on the domestic and foreign markets. The new instrument stands under the honorary patronage of Poland's President Andrzej Duda.
Poland is the largest producer of button mushrooms in Europe and one of the leaders in the world, the country sells over half of the European Union's export, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has said.
Since October 2019 there has not been a single case of African Swine Fever (ASF) in pigs on Polish farms, Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski said on Monday, adding, however, that there are ever more wild boar sick with the disease.
Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski on Wednesday attended the 43rd session of the UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome. Poland joined the organisation on January 29.
The value of Poland's agri-food exports in 2019 reached an unprecedented level of EUR 31.4 billion, which was 5.8 percent higher than in 2018, according to data that has been published by the National Support Centre for Agricultural (KOWR).
Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz paid a Friday visit to Lisbon where he met with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva to conclude that the two countries have many common political goals, including those related to the next EU budget
Production of chicks in Poland has again broken records, with hatcheries delivering almost 122 million one-day-old chicks in October. As a consequence, the supply of chickens is increasing and Poland is strengthening its position as a poultry leader in Europe.