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European Action Plan for organic food and farming
 

General Information
Total Responses : 1136 on 1136

   Your country of residence compulsory
FR - France  261
AT - Austria  159
IT - Italy  143
DE - Germany  124
BE - Belgium  79
UK - United Kingdom  71
ES - Spain  63
SV - Sweden  44
DK - Denmark  43
NL - Netherlands  34
FI - Finland  18
CZ - Czech Republic  18
LU - Luxembourg  13
PT - Portugal  10
EL - Greece  9
CH - Switzerland  9
Other  8
IE - Ireland  4
NO - Norway  4
PL - Poland  3
SK - Slovak Republic  3
HU - Hungary  2
CY - Cyprus  1
EE - Estonia  1
LV - Latvia  0
LT - Lithuania  0
MT - Malta  0
SL - Slovenia  0
IS - Iceland  0
LI - Liechtenstein  0
BG - Bulgaria  0
TR - Turkey  0
RO - Romania  0

   Your status compulsory
Consumer  515
Other  148
Farmer  133
National organisation  124
Advisor  106
Trader  38
International organisation  36
Processor  24

Questions
Total Responses : 1136 on 1136

   1. Marketing: Developing and facilitating various systems for organic produce sales. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  777
important  228
not important  55
to be avoided  29

   2. Targeting: Targeting organic farming to environmentally sensitive areas. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  560
important  322
not important  109
to be avoided  86

   3. Adviser service: Encouraging the exchange of technical information between farmers. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  697
important  339
not important  38
to be avoided  10

   4. CAP: Ensuring that the Common Agricultural Policy supports the development of organic farming. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  869
important  137
not important  41
to be avoided  37

   5. Traceability: Ensuring traceability and organic food authenticity. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  814
important  236
not important  26
to be avoided  4

   6. Logo: Reinforce the use of the EU logo. Do you think this is ... field optional
not important  371
important  361
very important  257
to be avoided  75

   7. Private standards: The access to information (common database) on additional standards and inspection requirements where they exist. Do you think this is ... field optional
important  532
very important  306
not important  138
to be avoided  54

   8. Testing methods: The harmonisation of testing methods, control procedures, supervision and accreditation together with efficient co-operation between all actors involved in the inspection system, including Community inspections. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  662
important  336
not important  43
to be avoided  23

   9. Import: The implementation of appropriate standardised procedures to ensure that imported products respect both fair competition with EU products and EU commitments regarding developing countries. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  683
important  305
not important  45
to be avoided  24

   10. Standards: The establishment of a body for delivering independent, excellent and transparent advice on which production methods, substances etc. can be accepted in order to assure conformity with the principles of organic farming. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  465
important  435
not important  92
to be avoided  51

   11. Statistical data: The collection and communication of official statistical data on production, consumption, and trade (EU imports and exports) on a more permanent basis. Do you think this is ... field optional
important  544
very important  278
not important  206
to be avoided  18

   12. Research: The effective funding of research in organic farming from the point of view of food safety and quality, including expanding research into the development of new products and processing methods and the environmental sustainability of organic farming, and into comparison studies between organic and conventional food. Do you think this is ... field optional
very important  738
important  249
not important  51
to be avoided  25

Thank you for your co-operation.
Total Responses : 1136 on 1136

   How did you perceive this questionnaire? field optional
Expectations met  803
Expectations not met  161

   Why? field optional
too general  63
irrelevant in content  32
too difficult to understand  17
too short  15
too technical  12
too long  4