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FA D N i nCyprus Marianthi Giannakopoulou Stavroula Ioannou Brussels, 2012
_______________________________________________ Presentation Structure Field of observation Implementation of FADN Difficulties Solutions Data Diffusion Sample distributions
Field of observation of CypriotFADNSource: Cypriot Agricultural Payment Organisation (CAPO)
_______________________________________________ Implementation of Cypriot FADNWHEN ? Trial implementation 2002, 2003 Full implementation from 01/01/2004WHO ? Agricultural Research Institute (ARI), the only FADN agency (Cyprus representative)HOW?
Agricultural Holdings Agricultural Research InstituteAgriculture Directorate- General Public Database EU
_______________________________________________ Selection of agricultural holdings The basis is the Agricultural survey Farms are ranked based on SO Proportional allocation Sample of 500 farms, randomly selected
Hierarchy Tree - Staff Dr. Markou Marinos (Chief Agricultural Research Officer) 2 Agricultural Research Officers Permanent staff Temporary staff 3Technicians 3 Technicians
_______________________________________________ Difficulties to be overcome Farmers are not obligated to keep accounting books Hard cross-checking data Fragmentation and small farmers
Difficulties to be overcome____________________________________________________ 60% of the sample is over the age of 55 Discomfort to adapt ICT Farmers’ mistrust
_______________________________________________ Solutions Farmers’ assistance in keeping accounts (Balance-sheet Booklet) C ypriot Agricultural P aymentOrganization Create, Maintain, Enhance strongrelationships with farmers Gain farmers’ trust
Working in small groups ALLSource: Cypriot Agricultural Payment Organisation (CAPO)
_______________________________________________ Creating Competitive Advantages Staff works under the same shelter / building Direct communication and cooperation between working groups Efficient control / evaluation of data
_______________________________________________ Diffusion Articles to daily newspapers / agricultural journals Participation in television and radio broadcasts Presentation / Conferences – ARI (2003, 2010)
Diffusion____________________________________________________ In 2008, 5 presentation conferences were organized to the farmers participating in the sample: ~ 250 persons Topics covered: FADN implementation Ways of keeping accounting books Cypriot Standard Results
Distribution of sample farmsSample of the year 2009: 444farmsSource: Cypriot Agricultural Payment Organisation (CAPO)
Distribution per district (2009) Famagusta (11%) Nicosia (27%) Pafos Larnaca (12%) (34%) Limassol (16%)Source: Cypriot Agricultural Payment Organisation (CAPO)
Chart: Sample Distribution perproduct Field crops 18.59% Orchards 14.34% Citrus Olive groves 9.29% 18.95% Field crops Orchards Citrus fruits Olive groves Young plantations Hens eggs Other products and Receipts Sheeps milk Ewes milk Potatoes Vegetables open field Honey By-products of crops, Cows milk Vines Occasional letting Dairy products Sheeps milk Other permanent crops Dairy Products of Goats milk greenhouses Meadows pastures Other areas Land leased to others