Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food (Greece)

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The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food (Greek: Υπουργείο Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης και Τροφίμων) is the government department that oversees agriculture in Greece. The current minister is Evangelos Apostolou of Syriza.

History[edit]

The Ministry was formerly known as the Ministry of Rural Development and Food from 2001 to 2015. During the First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras, the ministry was headed by an Alternate Minister, and in the Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras, the Ministry was refounded as the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food.

List of Ministers of Agriculture[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Georgios Drys 24 October 2001 Panhellenic Socialist Movement

List of Ministers of Rural Development and Food[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Savvas Tsitouridis 10 March 2004 23 September 2004 New Democracy
Evangelos Basiakos 23 September 2004 19 September 2007 New Democracy
Alexandros Kontos 19 September 2007 7 January 2009 New Democracy
Sotirios Hatzigakis 8 January 2009 7 October 2009 New Democracy
Katerina Batzeli 7 October 2009 7 September 2010 Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Kostas Skandalidis 7 September 2010 17 May 2012 Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Napoleon Maravegias 17 May 2012 21 June 2012
Athanasios Tsaftaris (el) 21 June 2012 10 June 2014 Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Giorgos Karasmanis (el) 10 June 2014 27 January 2015 New Democracy

List of Alternate Ministers of Agricultural Development and Food[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Evangelos Apostolou 27 January 2015 28 August 2015 Syriza
Dimitrios Melas 28 August 2015 23 September 2015 Independent

List of Ministers of Agricultural Development and Food[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Evangelos Apostolou 23 September 2015 Incumbent Syriza

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