Jari Koskinen

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Jari Koskinen
Jari Koskinen.jpg
Jari Koskinen in 2012.
Minister for Agriculture and Forestry
In office
22 June 2011 – 24 June 2014
Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen
Preceded by Sirkka-Liisa Anttila
Succeeded by Petteri Orpo
In office
31 May 2002 – 16 April 2003
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen
Preceded by Raimo Tammilehto
Succeeded by Juha Korkeaoja
Personal details
Born (1960-06-11) 11 June 1960 (age 56)
Hauho, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Political party National Coalition Party
Spouse(s) Minna Koskinen

Jari Antero Koskinen (born 11 June 1960) is a Finnish politician who was Minister for Agriculture and Forestry of Finland from 2011 to 2014, as well as a former representative of the National Coalition Party in the Parliament of Finland.[1] He also worked as a Minister for Agriculture and Forestry in Paavo Lipponen's second Cabinet.[2]


  1. ^ "Katainen’s Government appointed". Finnish Government official website. Government Communications Unit. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jari Koskinen". Eduskunta. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Raimo Tammilehto
Sirkka-Liisa Anttila
Minister for Agriculture and Forestry
Succeeded by
Juha Korkeaoja