Italian Minister of Agriculture

The Italian Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies is the head of the Republic of Italy's Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies. The ministry had been abolished by legislative referendum in 1993, during a period of great upheaval and financial sacrifices, but it was reconstituted in the same year until it assumed the current name in 2006.

List of Ministers of AgricultureEdit

Parties
  • 1946-1994:

  Christian Democracy

  • Since 1994:

  National Alliance   People's Party   Federation of the Greens   Democratic Party   League   The People of Freedom/New Centre-Right   The Populars of Italy Tomorrow   Italia Viva   Independent

Governments

  Centrist coalition   Centre-right coalition   Centre-left coalition   Populist coalition   Mixed coalition

Name
(Born–Died)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Government
Minister of Agriculture and Forests
Antonio Segni
(1891–1972)
  14 July 1946 16 July 1951 Christian Democracy De Gasperi II·III
De Gasperi IV·V·VI
Amintore Fanfani
(1908–1999)
  26 July 1951 16 July 1953 Christian Democracy De Gasperi IV
Rocco Salomone
(1883–1960)
  16 July 1953 12 January 1954 Christian Democracy De Gasperi IV
Pella
Giuseppe Medici
(1907–2000)
  18 January 1954 2 July 1955 Christian Democracy Fanfani I
Scelba
Emilio Colombo
(1920–2013)
  6 July 1955 1 July 1958 Christian Democracy Segni I
Zoli
Mario Ferrari Aggradi
(1916–1997)
  1 July 1958 15 February 1959 Christian Democracy Fanfani II
Mariano Rumor
(1915–1990)
  15 February 1959 21 June 1963 Christian Democracy Segni II
Tambroni
Fanfani III·IV
Bernardo Mattarella
(1905–1971)
  21 June 1963 4 December 1963 Christian Democracy Leone I
Mario Ferrari Aggradi
(1916–1997)
  4 December 1963 23 February 1966 Christian Democracy Moro I·II
Franco Restivo
(1911–1976)
  23 February 1966 24 June 1968 Christian Democracy Moro III
Giacomo Sedati
(1921–1984)
  24 June 1968 12 December 1968 Christian Democracy Leone II
Athos Valsecchi
(1919–1985)
  12 December 1968 5 August 1969 Christian Democracy Rumor I
Giacomo Sedati
(1921–1984)
  5 August 1969 23 March 1970 Christian Democracy Rumor II
Lorenzo Natali
(1922–1989)
  27 March 1970 7 July 1973 Christian Democracy Rumor III
Colombo
Andreotti I·II
Mario Ferrari Aggradi
(1916–1997)
  7 July 1973 14 March 1974 Christian Democracy Rumor IV
Antonio Bisaglia
(1920–1984)
  14 March 1974 23 November 1974 Christian Democracy Rumor V
Giovanni Marcora
(1922–1983)
  23 November 1974 18 October 1980 Christian Democracy Moro IV·V
Andreotti III·IV·V
Cossiga I·II
Giuseppe Bartolomei
(1923–1996)
  18 October 1980 1 December 1982 Christian Democracy Forlani
Spadolini I·II
Calogero Mannino
(1939– )
  1 December 1982 4 August 1983 Christian Democracy Fanfani V
Filippo Maria Pandolfi
(1927– )
  4 August 1983 13 April 1988 Christian Democracy Craxi I·II
Fanfani VI
Goria
Calogero Mannino
(1939– )
  13 April 1988 27 July 1990 Christian Democracy De Mita
Andreotti VI
Vito Saccomandi
(1939–1995)
  27 July 1990 12 April 1991 Christian Democracy Andreotti VI
Giovanni Goria
(1943–1994)
  12 April 1991 28 June 1992 Christian Democracy Andreotti VII
Giovanni Angelo Fontana
(1944– )
  28 June 1992 21 March 1993 Christian Democracy Amato I
Alfredo Diana
(1930– )
  21 March 1993 10 May 1994 Christian Democracy Amato I
Ciampi
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forests
Adriana Poli Bortone
(1943– )
  10 May 1994 17 January 1995 National Alliance Berlusconi I
Walter Luchetti
(1937– )
  17 January 1995 17 May 1996 Independent Dini
Michele Pinto
(1931– )
  17 May 1996 21 October 1998 Italian People's Party Prodi I
Minister of Agricultural Policies
Paolo De Castro
(1958– )
  21 October 1998 25 April 2000 Italian People's Party D'Alema I·II
Minister of Agricultural and Forestry Policies
Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio
(1959– )
  25 April 2000 11 June 2001 Federation of the Greens Amato II
Gianni Alemanno
(1958– )
  11 June 2001 17 May 2006 National Alliance Berlusconi II·III
Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies
Paolo De Castro
(1958– )
  17 May 2006 8 May 2008 The Daisy /
Democratic Party
Prodi II
Luca Zaia
(1968– )
  8 May 2008 16 April 2010 Northern League Berlusconi IV
Giancarlo Galan
(1956– )
  16 April 2010 23 March 2011 The People of Freedom
Francesco Saverio Romano
(1964– )
  23 March 2011 16 November 2011 The Populars of Italy Tomorrow
Mario Catania
(1952– )
  16 November 2011 28 April 2013 Independent Monti
Nunzia De Girolamo
(1975– )
  28 April 2013 27 January 2014 The People of Freedom /
New Centre-Right
Letta
Enrico Letta
(ad interim)
(1966– )
  27 January 2014 22 February 2014 Democratic Party
Maurizio Martina
(1978– )
  22 February 2014 13 March 2018 Democratic Party Renzi
Gentiloni
Paolo Gentiloni
(ad interim)
(1954– )
  13 March 2018 1 June 2018 Democratic Party Gentiloni
Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and Tourism
Gian Marco Centinaio
(1971– )
  1 June 2018 5 September 2019 League Conte I
Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies
Teresa Bellanova
(1958– )
  5 September 2019 Incumbent Democratic Party /
Italia Viva
Conte II