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Hungary Presents Joint Proposal on Support for Natl Apiculture Programmes

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.20.

Hungary presented a joint proposal on supporting the health conditions of bee colonies through national apiculture programmes at a meeting of European Union agriculture and fisheries ministers in Brussels on Monday, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Hungary made the proposal on the importance of introducing measures to support apiculture in member states together with Croatia, France, Greece, Italy and Romania.

Hungary Collected over 15,000 Signatures for European Initiative to Save Bees
Hungary Collected over 15,000 Signatures for European Initiative to Save Bees

Hungary has been the sixth European Union member state to collect a sufficient number of signatures needed for the success of a European initiative to save bees and farmers, the Hungarian nature protection association said on Monday. By collecting 15,750 signatures, Hungary has fulfilled its share of the total one million signatures needed for the […]Continue reading

Agriculture Minister István Nagy noted the unquestionable importance of the role of pollination in the farm and food sectors, addressing the decline in bee populations. He said incentives can keep beekeeping an attractive profession by reducing risks and improving profitability.

featured image: Minister István Nagy; via János Vajda/MTI