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Record number 513665
Title Collecting sustainability data in different organisational settings of the European Farm Accountancy Data Network
Author(s) Vrolijk, H.C.J.; Poppe, K.J.; Keszthelyi, Szilard
Source Studies in Agricultural Economics 118 (2016)3. - ISSN 1418-2106 - p. 138 - 144.
DOI https://doi.org/10.7896/j.1626
Department(s) LEI Performance and Impact Agrosectors
LEI Programmamanagement
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract The European Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) collects detailed financial economic information on a sample of farms in Europe. These data are used intensively for the evaluation of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy. Owing to changes in policies, there is a need for a broader set of farm level data, especially on the sustainability performance of farms. This paper describes the different types of FADN systems in Europe and evaluates how these types affect the feasibility of collecting sustainability data. In addition to a theoretical evaluation, the practical experiences of collecting sustainability data on more than 1,000 farms in Europe are described. The paper concludes with a discussion on the advantages and challenges of extending the scope of FADN data collection with sustainability data.
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