Latvia – Latvian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences
The main tasks of the LAAFS are:
To recommend and to coordinate development directions in fields of agriculture, forestry, rural development, etc., to identify problems of these fields and to provide solutions for solving the problems;
To take part in elaboration of normative acts and policy planning documents in the afore-mentioned fields;
To cooperate with Latvian Academy of Sciences, Latvian Council of Science, ministries, Latvian University of Agriculture, scientific institutions, enterprises, and other non-governmental institutions in the field, inter alia in international level;
To develop research in the afore-mentioned fields, to organise conferences, seminars and exchange of scientific information.