Zemnieku Saeima (ZSA)

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Zemnieku Saeima (ZSA)
Republikas Laukums 2
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Maira Dzelzkalēja-Burmistre

Maira Dzelzkalēja-Burmistre

Vice President of the Saeima Farmers Board


One of the leading experts in agriculture with more than 19 years’ experience combining both theory and practice. Professional competences focus on issues related to sustainable and competitive farming, EU agriculture and rural development policies within the EU. Participation as an expert for establishment the NGO for farmers in Georgia.

Zanda Melnalksne

Zanda Melnalksne

A senior project expert in the Farmers Parliament, office manager


From 2003 she is involved as expert and/or coordinator in the projects related to the rural development, environmental sector, with main focus on sustainable rural business management issues. Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Inga Bērziņa

Inga Bērziņa

Agronomist, researcher and project manager.


Practical experience in development of marketing research for agriculture production and development of agriculture education materials, development and management of spatial planning documents and investment programmes of territory.

Līga Krūklīte

Līga Krūklīte

An Expert in Financial Management


Project accounting, reporting, accounting, consulting of financial issues.

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Valters Zelčs

Foreign Policy advisor


He has practical and theoretical experience in crop farming and agricultural policy. Area of competence covers foreign policy, mainly focusing on European legislation and Common Agricultural policy, as well as implication of CAP in national legislation.


Iveta Grudovska

An Expert in Financial Agriculture advisorManagement


She has a master’s degree in agricultural sciences and 30 years of experience in practical agriculture, working as an agronomist on her own farm. She works as an agricultural expert within the framework of various projects of international and local significance, and in local working groups in the improvement of legislation in seed production, evaluation of fertilisers, evaluation of the use of plant protection products, etc. She has competence in drawing up and supervising secondary vocational education programs in the agricultural sector. Union “Farmers Parliament” Members’ magazine editor and correspondent.