Netherlands Missions, Japan

Department for Agriculture

Who are we? The Department for Agriculture 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, Head of Department

Ms. Yuko Saito
Agricultural Assistant

Ms. Chitose Hatakoshi
Office Manager

Fax: 03-5776-5500