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World News: Czech Republic
24 September 2012
Agriculture Ministry prepares pro-export strategy

The Agriculture Ministry is preparing a national strategy for exports of agricultural commodities and food products and the document should be ready by the end of this year, ministry spokesman Jan Zac...


5 September 2012
Czech poultry production falls, hits 1960s levels

The Czech Republic's Agriculture Chamber is warning that the republic’s food self-sufficiency has been in decline since 1989, the Prague Daily Monitor reports. Food prices are expected to rise and ...


2 December 2011
Gov't to cut costs, help farmers

The Agriculture Ministry is looking to cut costs next year and save money for subsidy programs, Agriculture Minister Petr Bendl announced...


21 October 2011
EU agriculture policy sparks opposition

After two years of negotiations, the resulting proposal to reform the contentious European Union Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) unveiled...


5 October 2011
President fires agriculture minister

Czech President Vaclav Klaus yesterday dismissed Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa (Civic Democratic Party, ODS) at the proposal of Prime Minister Petr Necas (ODS), Necas told journalists after meeting ...


8 February 2011
Cattle, pig numbers hitting record lows

Pig numbers in the Czech Republic decreased by 3.5 percent year-on-year to 1.84 million last year...


7 February 2011
Minister to raise support for pig breeders

Czech Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa wants to increase support to domestic pig breeders using money from the package of Kc800m the ministry has earmarked for support of sensitive commodities...