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Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Colombia)

The Ministry of Agriculture of Colombia is the ministry under the President of Colombia in charge of the management and oversight of the Colombian agriculture.


The main functions of the ministry of Agriculture are; to formulate politics for the development of the Agricultural, fishing and rural development sectors. Manage the formulation of plans, programs and projects needed to develop these sectors, specially the rural areas of the country. The ministry must present plans and programs to the National Development Plan and prepare and present to the Congress of Colombia draft laws related to these sectors. The ministry of Agriculture must define with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the international negotiations related to these sectors. The Ministry is also entitled to create, organize, form and assign through resolutions duties to internal work groups and advising groups within the guidelines previously set.

See also

Agriculture in Colombia

External links

Colombian Ministry of Agriculture official website

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