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.
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Government to tackle nitrogen problem fast but with care
04-10-2019 | 08:57
The government is taking measures to reduce nitrogen emissions, repair damage to the natural environment and resume licensing. ...
Dutch export of agricultural products exceeds 90 billion euro in 2018
18-01-2019 | 07:28
Agricultural goods to the tune of € 90.3 billion were exported in 2018, representing a slight rise of 0.2% on 2017 (€ 90.1 ...
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, Minister ...
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 exports ...