Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Lajos Bognár, Deputy Secretary of State, Ministry of Rural Development

  • February 26, 2014
The AmCham Agricultural Working Group hosted Deputy State Secretary Dr. Lajos Bognár and four of his colleagues from the Ministry Rural Development at an Extraordinary Meeting on February 25 in the AmCham Conference Room.


The interactive discussion was moderated by Mr. Zsolt Kócza, chair of the Working Group and CEO of Cargill Hungary based on the issues and questions raised by WG members regarding the sector.

The high-level Ministry delegation was open to the meeting and discussion, two department heads and two experts accompanied Mr. Bognár to the meeting who were prepared to answer all the questions raised before and at the meeting. Issues discussed covered a wide range, including taxation, insurances, involvment of State, GMO and the operation of local land committees just to name a few.

The Ministry is open to continue the dialogue with the AmCham Agricultural WG on topical issues in the future as well.