The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Competences of the Unit

            Position

Name surname

                   Contacts

Management

 

Minister of Agriculture

 

Kęstutis Navickas

Phone: +370 5 239 1000

Email: [email protected]

 

Coordination of the activities of the administrative units of the Ministry;

economics, strategic planning and management; finance and budget; Legislation and legal representation; managements of human resources, legal and general affairs (material, intellectual and ICT resources); corporate governance; public procurement

 

Chancellor of the Ministry

Valdas Aleknavičius

Phone: +370 5 239 1035

Email: [email protected]

 

Agricultural and food production, plant protection, phytosanitary and veterinary, development of cooperation, promotion of entrepreneurship, biofuels and biogas production development, gasoil

 

Vice Minister

Paulius Astrauskas

Phone: +370 5 239 1002

Email: [email protected]

 

Land management and administration, development of agricultural infrastructure, resources and land reclamation, fisheries, agricultural machinery, agricultural engineering development and technical progress, development of standards for agricultural buildings, increase of energy efficiency in agriculture

 

Vice Minister

Donatas Dudutis

Phone: +370 5 239 1007

Email: [email protected]

 

European Union and support policy, rural development, international affairs, trade and export promotion, market regulation measures, coordination of the activities of agricultural attachés

 

Vice Minister

Egidijus Giedraitis

Phone: +370 5 239 1004

Email: [email protected]

Cabinet of Minister

Development of cooperation in short food chains, reduction of food waste; coordination of the cooperation with the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, other institutions and social-economical partners

 

Adviser to the Minister

Daivaras Rybakovas

Phone: +370 5 239 1093

Email: [email protected]

 

Climate change, ecosystems and environmental measures

Adviser to the Minister

Kristina Simonaitytė

Phone: +370 5 239 1024

Email: [email protected]

 

Prevention of the corruption and management of lobbyist activities impact

 

Adviser to the Minister

Rokas Petrašiūnas

Phone: +370 5 239 1036

Email: [email protected]

 

Public relations and communication

Adviser to the Minister

Algirdas Igorius

Phone: +370 5 239 1012

Email: [email protected]

 

Ministry advisor

Bioeconomy

Chief advisor to the Ministry

Dalia Miniataitė

Phone: +370 5 239 1094

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Affairs and Support Policy Department, Monitoring and Evaluation Division of EU Support Programs

 

Monitoring and evaluation of Rural Development Programme

Advisor

Tomas Lozoraitis

Phone: +370 5 239 1268

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Affairs and Support Policy Department EU Affairs Division

EU agenda regarding  agriculture and fisheries, coordination of national positions

 

Advisor

Sigita Meškelevičiūtė

Phone: +370 5 239 81365

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Affairs and Support Policy Department,  Area Payments Division

 

EU support on area payment scheme

Advisor

Jolanta Ašmonienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1081

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Affairs and Support Policy Department, Business Support Division

Management of the investment support measures under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020

 

Chief specialist

Žilvinas Jasiulevičius

Phone: +370 5 239 1265

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Affairs and Support Policy Department,  LEADER Program and Rural Development Division

Management of LEADER and support for rural communities, short supply chains, cooperation between small businesses, basic services and rural renewal in rural areas, and assistance and support for national heritage

 

Chief specialist

Agnė Pancerovaitė

Phone: +370 5 239 1124

Email: [email protected]

 

Finance and Budget Department, Budget Division

 

Planning and consumption of the agricultural budget appropriations

Head of Division

Rūta Pupkaitė-Jurgutienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1070

Email: [email protected]

 

Finance and Budget Department, Finance Accounting and Policy Implementation Division

 

Accounting issues for farmers and other agriculture private entities

Chief specialist

Milda Šemelienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1075

Email: [email protected]

 

Finance and Budget Department, National Support Division

Financial instruments (loans, guarantees) from national funds; state aid coordination

 

Head of Division

Sonata Bartkutė

Phone: +370 5 239 1068

Email: [email protected]

Strategic Planning Department, Economic Analysis Division

The prohibition of unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the agricultural and food supply chain

 

Chief specialist

Kristina Šimkutė

Phone: +370 680 44306

Email: [email protected]

 

Strategic Planning Department, Science, Innovation and Knowledge Development Division

Funding national and international research and innovation projects, coordination of knowledge dissemination and advisory activities

 

Head of division

Vilma Kraujalytė

Phone: +370 5 2391082

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Strategic Planning Department, Strategic Planning Division

Organization of the preparation, approval, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the achieved results of the Strategic Activity Plan and the Annual Activity Plan of the Ministry;

Monitoring of the Ministry action plan of the LR Government;

Development and implementation of agricultural civil protection, emergency and mobilization measures;

Coordination of agricultural risk management measures;

Supervision and improvement of the quality management system of the Ministry

 

Chief specialist

Rimantė Juodienienė

Phone: +370 680 44349

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

Department of Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Industry, Crop Production and Green Technologies Division

 

Crop production and agri-environmental issues

Head of Division

Vidmantas Ašmonas

Phone: +370 5 239 1368

Email:  [email protected]  

 

 

 

Department of Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Industry, Livestock and Animal Welfare Division

 

Conservation of animal genetic resourses, Cattle breeding, Marking, Apiculture, Compensation of damages caused by wolves

 

Chief specialist

Gediminas Vagonis

Phone: +370 5 239 1153

Email:  [email protected]

 

 

Department of Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Industry, Food Industry and Cooperation Division

Formulation and harmonization of state policy in accordance with EU requirements in the sectors of beef, pork, poultry, eggs, milk, alcohol products, soft drinks, sugar, bread, confectionery, oils and fats, processed fruit and vegetables, honey, other food and tobacco products;

Coordination of safety and quality control of agricultural products and foodstuffs, coordination of control of the use of genetically modified organisms and genetically modified products;

Development of co-operation in the fields of agriculture, food, fisheries, and rural development

 

Advisor

 

 

 

Lilija Tepelienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1163

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

Department of Reclamation, Agricultural Land and Infrastructure

Development of agricultural infrastructure, resources and land reclamation, agricultural machinery, agricultural engineering development and technical progress, development of standards for agricultural buildings, increase of energy efficiency in agriculture

 

Advisor

Violeta Važnevičienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1245

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Department of Reclamation, Agricultural Land and Infrastructure

Information related to land affairs of rural areas

Head of Division

Simonas Valotka

Phone: +370 5 210 0528

Email: [email protected]

 

Centralized Internal Audit Division

Information related to internal audit of the Ministry, subsidiary institutions and agencies

 

Chief specialist

Goda Grebelienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1107

Email: [email protected]

 

Document Administration Division

General information on procedures related to written requests and complaints

 

Chief specialist

Marytė Vitonienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1281

Email: [email protected]

 

Corruption Prevention and Internal Investigation Division

 

Prevention of the corruption

Advisor

Mantas Kubilinskas

Phone: +370 5 239 1099

Email: [email protected]

 

Public Relations and Cooperation Division

Communication and public relations

Advisor

Jurga Vaičiūnė

Phone: +370 5 239 1016

Email: [email protected]

 

International Affairs and Export Promotion Division

International trade on agricultural and food products, Export promotion activities, International cooperation, Bilateral and multilateral relations and representation, Participation in activities of international organizations,

International food exhibitions

 

Advisor

Aušra Stončienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1224

Email: [email protected]

 

Legislation and Legal Representation Division

Law and legislation related to the areas of activity of the Ministry;

Representation of the Ministry in courts of all instances;

Examination of complaints, requests and notifications related to the administration of EU financial assistance

 

Advisor

Jolanta Oleškevič

Phone: +370 5 239 1050

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Legal and Personnel Division 

 

Personnel management and internal legislation

Chief Advisor

Linas Lapinskas

Phone: +370 5 239 1033

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Property Management and Public Procurement Division

Information systems related to competences of Ministry and Register issues

 

Chief specialist

Agnija Vikšnienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1095

Email: [email protected]

 

Fisheries Division

EU support measures to Lithuanian fisheries sector

 

Advisor

 

 

Head of Division

Head of division

Jūratė Masiulienė

 

 

Ieva Žundienė

Phone: +370 5 239 1184

Email: [email protected]

 

Phone: +370 5 239 8408

Email: [email protected]

 

Special Attachés

EU Common Agricultural Policy

Attaché for agriculture at Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU

 

Lina Blažinskienė

Phone: +322 401 9811

Email:  [email protected]

 

Veterinary and Phytosanitary issues

Veterinary and Phytosanitary Attaché at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU

 

Egidijus Pumputis

Phone: +322 401 9810

Email: [email protected]

 

Fisheries policy

Fisheries Attaché at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU

 

Eglė Poviliūnienė

Phone: +322 401 9817

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Bilateral Lithuanian - USA relations in agriculture and trade

LR Attaché of Agriculture and Commerce at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in Washington, USA

 

Karolis Anužis

Phone: +1 202 234 5860

Email: [email protected]

 

EU Common Agricultural Policy

Rural Development Attaché at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU

 

Mindaugas Palionis

Phone: +322 401 9804

Email: [email protected]

 

Bilateral Lithuanian - Japanese relations in agriculture and trade

LR Attaché of Agriculture in the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in Japan

 

Kristina Mineikienė

Phone: +81 0 3 340 85091

Email:  [email protected]

 

 

 

Bilateral Lithuanian - German relations in agriculture and trade

LR Attaché of Agriculture in the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in the Federal Republic of Germany

 

Eivina Žižiūnaitė-Allbaz

Phone: +49 30 890 861 23

Email:  [email protected]

 

 

Bilateral Lithuanian - UAE relations in agriculture and trade

LR Attaché of Agriculture and Commerce at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in United Arab Emirates

 

Šarūnė Šablevičienė

Phone: +971 2 309 0447

Email: [email protected]

 

  Bilateral Lithuanian - UK relations in agriculture and trade LR Attaché of Agriculture at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in London, UK Greta Karaliūtė

Phone: +44 755 198 9527

Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 17-01-2023