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In Latvia, the EU Farm advisory system (EU-FAS) is organised at the national level via a triangular system of policy making, administration and implementation.

Country Report: Review of the implementation of EU-FAS policy in Member States of EU- Latvia, by Emils Kilis (Baltic Studies Center)

Implementation of the EU-FAS is integrated in the Latvia Rural Development Programme (LRDP), which is the central national rural and agricultural development programming document. The policy function is executed by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). Click below to download the report.

Factsheet: Regional policies impacting the Advisory Regime in Latvia

The state has always had a substantial role in ensuring farm advisory services in Latvia. The number and diversity of service providers increased.

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Baltic Studies Centre (BSC)

Talis Tisenkopfs,
The Baltic Studies Centre (BSC) is a private non-profit research organisation specialising in studies of sustainable rural and regional development, agro-food systems, farming and innovation.  Since its establishment in 1991, BSC has carried out over 40 research projects including 15 EU Framework Programme projects.  The areas of BSC expertise include sociology, sustainable agriculture, food supply chains, innovation networks, peri-urban agriculture, community development and public policy analysis.  BSC undertakes action oriented research and cooperates with producer organisations, policy makers, municipalities, SMEs and a range of national and international research and advisory organisations.

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