Agriculture and Food Sector


Acting Assistant Minister
Mr. Besco Alibegovic
Tel: +387 33 72 65 87
Fax: + 387 33 72 66 69



 Agriculture and Food Sector consists of the following internal organizational units:

  1. a)   Plant Division:

Head of the Division
Mr. Mario Beus
Tel: +387 33 726 586
Fax: + 387 33 726 669


Scope of the Plant Division:

  1. Participation in policy development and implementation of laws and regulations and other general acts in the field of plant production;
  2. Crop protection and phytosanitary issues, application of plant protection products and mineral fertilizers;
  3. Administrative tasks related to crop production
  4. Agricultural land development
  5. Proposing improvement and land amelioration measures
  6. Issuing approvals, opinions and other acts related to plant production. 



  1. b) Livestock Division 


Head of the Division
Mr. Bešćo Alibegović
Tel: +387 33 726 584
Fax: + 387 33 726 669



  1. Preparation of strategic frameworks for the development of livestock production;
  2. Introduction of international and EU quality standards in livestock production;
  3. Cooperation in development and improvement of agricultural production in livestock and fisheries;
  4. Market analysis and proposing measures for livestock support;
  5. Development of programs for organic livestock production;
  6. Development of programs for integrated livestock production.  




  1. c) Food Industry Division

Tel: +387 33 726 621
Fax: + 387 33 726 669



  1. Following up on the developments in food, beverage and tobacco production;
  2. Monitoring market positions of food processing industries;
  3. Preparation and implementation of food industry strategies;
  4. Proposing measures for introduction of international quality standards;
  5. Developing regulations setting requirements for carrying out food, beverage and tobacco production activities;
  6. Participation in drafting of regulations on food, beverage and tobacco products together with other state-level and entity institutions;
  7. Analyzing EU legislation, WTO requirements, principles and rules and other relevant international organizations and agreements;
  8. Proposing food waste and pollution protection measures. 



  1. d) Agricultural Policy and Analysis Division

Head of the Division
Mr. Hanefija Topuz
Tel: +387 33 726 697
Fax: + 387 33 726 669



Preparation of strategic market price policy strategy frameworks

Proposing measures regarding the subsidy planning;

Market price policy approximation with the EU rules;

Cooperation with state-level authorities on market price policy

Cooperation with relevant cantonal and municipal authorities across Federation of BiH

Analyzing foreign trade environment, preparation of market price reports

Proposing measures to improve producer organizations and linking producers with markets

 Proposing loan models for agriculture financing and other measures to improve credit access;

 Creating market price policy measures in line with the strategy documents.

Monitoring the market price policy measures.  


Meeting with the Turkish Minister of Agriculture

- Today I had the pleasure of discussing with my Turkish colleague the cooperation opportunities between Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina and the ways to improve them further. Turkey has been activel...

All news