The Role and Function of the BFJ (Budsjettnemnda for jordbruket - The Budget Committee for Agriculture)

The main function of the BFJ is to generate the material used in the "jordbruksoppgjøret" — the annual agricultural negotiations that take place between Norwegian government departments and the farmers unions.

Photo: Lars Sandved Dalen
Members of the Budget Committee for Agriculture

The Budget Committee brings together representatives from the parts involved in agricultural negotiations, i.e. representatives from government departments and farmers unions.

The budget committee also includes neutral members from the SSB (Statistisk sentralbyrå — Statistics Norway) and the leader of the committee.

For 2019, the leader is Director General Knut Børve from the Ministry of Education and Research.