Agriculture Counsellor

The office of the Agriculture Counsellor represents the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands in Japan. (Until 1 October 2012 the Ministry’s name was the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture & Innovation)

Our mission

Our mission is to facilitate the international policy of the Ministry Economic Affairs of the Netherlands and to contribute to the internationalization activities of its target groups.

Our core business

  • Promoting and supporting sustainable agricultural trade between the Netherlands and Japan, including guaranteeing market access
  • Promoting and supporting scientific co-operation and the exchange of knowledge and know-how in the field of agriculture, nature and food quality
  • Reporting on, and explaining policies relevant to the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands
  • Maintaining, facilitating and expanding bilateral co-operation between the Netherlands and Japan
  • Representing the Netherlands at the International Tropical Timber Organization


Mr. Evert Jan Krajenbrink Agricultural Counselor
Ms. Yuko Saito Agricultural Advisor
Ms. Chitose Hatakoshi Agricultural Officer
Ms. Ryoko Matsumoto Management Assistant


Tel: 03-5776-5490

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