Secondary vocational schools, providing professional studies in agriculture, food industry and forestry, are subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Science since 2004. General information on vocational education is available here.

The Ministry of Agriculture is in charge of the Latvian Agricultural University (LUA), providing higher education within the scope of the Ministry’s competence – agriculture, forestry, food industry, veterinary science and rural development.

Lifelong education within the competence of the Ministry of Agriculture is provided by LUA Lifelong Education Center and Latvian Rural Advisory and Education center.