2014: Journal no. 2

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FARM DATA SYSTEM IN AZERBAIJAN

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Authors:  
Namig SHALBUZOV, PhD, Azerbaijan İnstitute of Economics and Organization of Agriculture, Head of Department
Ramil HUSEYN, PhD, Azerbaijan İnstitute of Economics and Organization of Agriculture, Deputy Head of Department

Scarce information on production costs and farms profitability, in line with the lack of adequate institutional arrangements between the institutions collecting, processing and analyzing information are serious obstacles to the preparation of relevant analyses. The establishment of FDMS will address these problems and allow to collect, process and analyze information on small and medium farms level, which produce more than 90 percent of agricultural products in Azerbaijan Republic. Establishment process of FDMS is analysed and recommendations for improvement are put forward in this article. This can also be in interest of Republic of Moldova which has signed the association agreement with EU and is going to enter this organisation in future. Because, establishment of FADN is one of the most important terms obligatory for EU member states.

Keywords:  
Agriculture, farm, impact assessment, information, FADN, FDMS, subsidy.