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EUDR List of Designated Competent Authorities

February 2, 2024

Written by

Caroline Busse

This week, the European Union published the list of designated competent authorities tasked with overseeing the adherence of operators and traders to the EU Deforestation Regulation.

In Germany, the authority responsible is the Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung (BLE). In other countries like Austria and France have opted for a collaborative approach, with multiple authorities sharing the responsibility.

It's important to note that the current list is not complete as the details for 13 out of 27 member states are yet to be included. This is the current list as of Jan 23, 2024. We will be updating this list, find the official list here.




  • Bulgarian Food Safety Agency: Sofia - 1606, Pencho Slaveikov blvd. 15А,, +359 2/915 98 20, +359 2/915 9 870, +359 2/915 9 881
  • Executive Forest Agency: Sofia – 1040, Hristo Botev blvd. 55,, +359 2/985 11 512

Czech Republic



  • Finnish Food Authority: PO Box 100, FI-00027, Alvar Aallon katu 5, 60100 Seinäjoki,




  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, DO2WK12,, +353 1 607 2000


  • NVWA (Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority): Catharijnesingel 59, 3511 GG Utrecht,, Tel: 0900-0388




  • Dirección General de Biodiversidad, Bosques y Desertificación: Plaza San Juan de la Cruz, 10 - Madrid 28071, (+34) 391 64 50,


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Caroline Busse


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Caroline is an experienced data scientist with a management degree from TU Munich and a degree in earth observation from the University of Würzburg, which is co-chaired by the German Aerospace Center (DLR). She has worked as a data scientist in the areas of nature conservation and land use change monitoring at WWF, the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), and at tech companies such as Celonis and Deloitte.


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