Ministry of Agriculture (Indonesia)

Republic of Indonesia
Ministry of Agriculture
Kementerian Pertanian
Ministry overview
Formed  ()
Jurisdiction  Indonesia
Headquarters Jalan Harsono R.M. No. 3
Jakarta Selatan 12550
Jakarta, Indonesia
Minister responsible
  • Amran Sulaiman, Minister of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture is ministry that oversee the development of agriculture in Indonesia. The ministry is headed by a Minister of Agriculture, who is responsible to President.[1]


Department of Agriculture was created at 1 January 1905 by Dutch East Indies Government as Departement van Landbouw (1905), Departement van Landbouw, Nijverheid en Handel (1911) and Departement van Ekonomische Zaken (1934).[2][3]

Agriculture, trade and industry sector was under Department of Welfare in first cabinet. The first person hold Minister of Welfare is Soerachman Tjokroadisoerjo.[2]


Ministry of Agriculture is organised as one secretariat, 8 deputies and 2 expert staffs.[1]


See also

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