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 Makis Voridis of New Democracy.[1]

History

The ministry was created in 2004 by the government of Kostas Karamanlis, replacing the older Ministry of Agriculture.[2]

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

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Georgios Drys [el] 24 October 2001 PASOK

List of Ministers of Agricultural Development and Food

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

List of Alternate Ministers of Agricultural Development and Food

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Evangelos Apostolou 27 January 2015 27 August 2015 Syriza
Dimitrios Melas [el] 28 August 2015 21 September 2015 Independent

List of Ministers of Agricultural Development and Food

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Evangelos Apostolou 23 September 2015 29 August 2018 Syriza
Stavros Arachovitis [el] 29 August 2018 9 July 2019
Makis Voridis 9 July 2019 Incumbent New Democracy

References

  1. ^ "New Greek minister denies 'dark' anti-Semitic past". AFP. 13 July 2019. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  2. ^ Υ 1/10.3.2004

External links

  • Ministry website
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