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Subgroups
Statistics
Members
Name:
Crop statistics (E01524)
Active
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Statistics
Lead DG:
ESTAT - Eurostat
Associated DG:
AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
ENV - DG Environment
JRC - Joint Research Centre
SANTE - DG Health and Food Safety
CLIMA - DG Climate Action
Type:
Informal, Permanent
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The group advises the Commission and the Directors of Agricultural Statistics (DGAS) in all relevant matters in the statistical domain of crop statistics (including statistics on organic farming that fall under its remits). Being part of the governance system of the European Statistical System, the group shall assist in preparing technical proposals in the area of crop statistics (including statistics on organic farming that fall under its remits) prior to the decisions to be taken by DGAS and the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC). The group discusses and agrees methodology in the area of crop statistics (including statistics on organic farming that fall under its remits) identifies best practices and discusses quality improvements. The group discusses Eurostat's work planning in the area of crop statistics (including statistics on organic farming that fall under its remits), ensuring improved data availability and quality. The group is a platform to exchange know-how between countries and to co-operate at European level and with international organizations.
Task:
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
Assist the Commission in the preparation of delegated acts
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
In the light of better regulation principles, the WG proposes options for abolishing overlapping reporting obligations.
Other
Provides expertise to the Commission when preparing implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee
Contact:
ESTAT-Crop-products@ec.europa.eu
Publication in RegExp:
03 Oct 2005
Last updated:
29 Jun 2017
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