Prime Minister Petteri Orpo's Government was appointed on 20.6.2023. Sari Essayah will serve as Minister of Agriculture and Forestry in the new Government.
Responsibly from farm to forkQuality work, responsibility and traceability efforts, domestic chain, food culture, food chain projects, organic production
A national strategy to combat invasive alien speciesThe Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for the overall coordination of alien species matters in Finland.
Recycle nutrients for clear watersFinland is committed to become a model country in nutrient recycling. The efficient recycling of agricultural nutrients will improve the health of the water systems, reinforce food security and create new business opportunities.
Local food – but of course!Local food is one of the priorities of Finnish food policy. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has prepared a Local Food Programme in collaboration with different stakeholders.
Rural Development Programme
Rural Development Programme is a tool for making the Finnish countryside a better place to live in.
Cadastral system and surveying
The cadastral register and the title and mortgage register are maintained through land survey operations and registration decisions.
National Forest Strategy
Finland’s National Forest Strategy specifies the main objectives for forest-based business and activities until 2035.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry steers the policy on sustainable use of natural resources. Legislative work is carried out as part of the Finnish Government and the EU institutions and decision-making.
The administrative sector touches upon the everyday life of the Finns in various ways, in both work and leisure. The objective of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is to create and maintain the preconditions for sustainable and diversified use of renewable natural resources. The Ministry steers both the use of natural resources and research in the sector.