Organisation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

The political staff of the Ministry works in close cooperation with the civil servants with the aim to ensure that the actions and decisions of the Ministry make the best possible contribution to reaching the objectives set for them and to the welfare of the citizens.

Ms Sari Essayah has been the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland since June 2023. In his office he is assisted by State Secretary and Special Advisers.

The Ministry is composed of the Food Department and Natural Resources Department, and the Information and Research Division and Administration and Development Division, which are under the direct leadership of the Permanent Secretary. In the Ministry’s organisation the EU Coordination and International Affairs Unit is placed under the Food Department. 

See also

Organisation structure of the Ministry