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Latvia – CAP Strategic Plan

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An overview of Latvia’s formally approved strategy to implement the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) nationally, as well as information on the process and related documents.


Rural population
67% of the population of Latvia lives in rural and intermediate regions.
Around 52% of Latvia’s land is covered by forests.
70 000
There are almost 70 000 farms in Latvia, with an average size of 28 hectares.

Goal and strategy

Latvia’s strategy is aimed at increasing the competitiveness of farms, raising farm income and contributing to the achievement of environmental and climate objectives. Furthermore, the Plan will foster the development of vibrant rural areas, promote knowledge-based entrepreneurial capacity and maintain sufficient food security.

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Factsheet7 September 2023
At a glance: Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan

Overview of key elements and choices defined by Latvia in its approved CAP Strategic Plan for the implementation of the CAP 2023-27.

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Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan 2023-27

The completeness of the information provided in the links is solely the responsibility of the competent national authorities.

Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan on the national website

Latvia's 2023 annual performance report on the national website

The annual performance report (APR) presents: spending, outputs, and results achieved through the CAP Strategic Plan (CSP).

The APRs cover a qualitative and a quantitative overview of the CSPs’ implementation, providing an outline of the expenditures and performance achieved.


  1. 7 September 2023
  2. 11 November 2022

    The Commission approved Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan.

  3. 20 October 2022

    Latvia submitted a revised proposal, addressing the Commission’s observations on the first draft.

  4. 10 May 2022

    Latvia’s comments on Commission observation letter.

  5. 7 April 2022

    Commission sent an observation letter on Latvia’s CAP Strategic Plan.

  6. 18 January 2022

    Latvia submitted its first proposal for a CAP Strategic Plan.

  7. 18 December 2020

    Commission issued a Staff Working Document containing recommendations for Latvia’s CAP Strategic Plan.

Legal basis

Regulation (EU) 2021/2115 establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by EU countries under the common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans).


Specific requests to review the CAP Strategic Plan

20 JULY 2023
Art. 120 letters – Assessment of the impact on the CSP of changes to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, and the Effort Sharing Regulations

Implementing decision

15 NOVEMBER 2022
Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan – implementing decision
15 NOVEMBER 2022
Latvia's CAP Strategic Plan – annex to the implementing decision

Observation letters

12 MAY 2022
Commission observation letter on Latvia's CAP strategic plan
12 MAY 2022
Latvia's comments on Commission observation letter

Staff Working Documents

Commission Staff Working Document SWD2020 (386) – Latvia

30 MARCH 2021
Komisijas dienestu darba dokuments SWD2020 (386) – Latvija



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