Based on the Prime Minister’s Decree No. 99/PM of March 9 2017, the Department of Policy and Legal Affairs (DOPLA) is one of the organizations in the institutional structure of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF).

DOPLA was formally established through MAF Agreement No. 3684/MAF of August 2 2017, and officially commenced operations on December 15 2017.


  • Total 28 persons, consisting of:
    • PhD degree: 3 persons
    • Master degree: 9 persons
    • Bachelor degree: 14 persons
    • Higher Diploma: 2 persons


  • Cooperation and Coordination relationships with relevant stakeholders

There are Focal Points for Policy and Legal Affairs located in the respective Administration and Personnel Sections and Units of every PAFO and every DAFO.


Structure  /   Divisions   /   Mandate of DoPLA