Deputy Minister of agriculture food and forestry policies
On 28 February 2014 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies during Renzi Government.
On December 29, 2016 he joined the government team of President Gentiloni, taking on the role of Deputy Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies with D.P. R. January 16 , 2017.
With Minister Martina’s Decree, n.358 January 12, 2017 he obtained the delegation to deal with business in the following subjects:
■ Central Inspectorate for the protection of quality and the repression of frauds in food products issues related to the tobacco sector at national and Community level
■ Activities related to the rural network
■ Social farming and mountain areas, forestation and biodiversity
■ Relations with the University and the School on issues related to training in agriculture