Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Norway)

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The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Norwegian: Landbruks- og matdepartementet) is a Norwegian ministry established on 17 February 1900, and is responsible for agriculture, forestry and food in Norway. It is since January 2019 led by Minister of Agriculture and Food Olaug Bollestad (Christian Democratic). The department reports to the parliament (Stortinget).

Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Landbruks- og matdepartementet
Agency overview
Formed17 February 1900
JurisdictionGovernment of Norway
Minister responsible


The ministry is divided into the following sections:[1]

  • Political staff
  • Communication unit
  • Department of Administrative and Economic Affairs
  • Department of Forest- and Natural Resource Policy
  • Department of Food Policy
  • Department of Agricultural Policy
  • Department of Research, Innovation and Regional Policy

Political staffEdit


Under the ministry there are four administrative agencies and two state-owned companies:

State enterprises:

Limited companies:


  1. ^ Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food. "The Ministry's departments". Retrieved 2007-11-25.

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