Farmers Parliament is the voice of Latvian farming.
Farmers Parliament (ZSA) is a member organisation / industry association for farmers in Latvia.
The Union was begun by 134 farmers in 1999 to ensure that the comercial farmers of Latvia are represented in communication with the government. The organisation has grown ever since and has become the largest farmers’ organisation in Latvia and one of the most influential unions in the country, reaching nearly 900 members, who together produce more than half of Latvian total agriculture produce. Farmers Parliament negotiates with the government and national organisations and institutions on behalf of Latvian farmers, as well as represents Latvian farmers’ interests at European Union level being a member in European Farmers umbrella organisation COPA/COGECA.
Facts about Farmers Parliament:
The Union is managed by farmers. The main decision bodies of Farmers Parliament’s are the Congress and the Board.
The Board, consisting of nine farmers, including the Chairman and two Deputy Chairmen. The Board is the executive body of Farmers Parliament. The Board member regional representation, as well as their contact details can be found on the map above. The Board meetings are held once every month.
The Council, which has advisory role, consists of the Board, Heads of the Regional and Professional Associations.
The Congress (annual gathering of members) is the highest decision body in the organisation.
Farmers Parliament office is a powerful idea generator with 11 permanent employees in the office each working in a different area, i.e. rural development, environment protection, lobbying, event and project management, public relations, life-long learning and providing services to farmers. We like to compare ourselves with the bicycle – if you want to drive it, all details must work together.
Union “Farmers Parliament”/ biedrība “Zemnieku saeima”
Republikas laukums 2, 916. kabinets, Rīga, LV -1010
Phone: +371 6702 7044, + 371 6702 7134
VAT Reg.No. LV40008042411,
AS SEB Bank Vecrīgas Branch,