The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality wants to ensure good prospects for the Dutch farming, horticulture and fishing sectors, which are renowned worldwide for producing good-quality food that is safe and affordable. The Ministry is working with all stakeholders to restore and maintain natural areas. It aims to consolidate the agriculture sector’s leading international position, strengthen the link between nature and agriculture, and improve farmers’ economic situation.
Trade mission to India generates €170 million
25-05-2018 | 16:59
This week’s trade mission to India has already generated an estimated €170 million in contracts between Dutch and Indian...
Broad government delegation on trade mission to India
22-05-2018 | 16:51
Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten, Minister for Foreign Trade and...
Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China
05-04-2018 | 11:30
From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag,...
Agricultural exports worth nearly €92 billion in 2017
19-01-2018 | 02:00
In 2017 the Netherlands exported €91.7 billion in agricultural goods. This marked another new record, up 7% on 2016 when...
European Commission gives green light for dairy cattle phosphate system
19-12-2017 | 16:38
The European Commission has agreed to the introduction of phosphate rights in Dutch dairy farming. This system and the...
Government wants €75 million for young farmers
14-12-2017 | 10:18
The Dutch government is to earmark €75 million for young farmers who are establishing their own companies. Less than 4% of all...