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Regulation (EU) 2023/2674 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1217/2009 as regards conversion of the Farm Accountancy Data Network into a Farm Sustainability Data Network.

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This Regulation makes amendments in the Regulation (EC) No 1217/2009 to replace the Farm Accountancy Data Network with the Farm Sustainability Data Network (FSDN) in order to meet the needs of the common agricultural policy. This amendments aims to achieve: (I) the collection and analysis of farm-level sustainability data covering the enhanced economic, environmental and social dimensions; (II) assessment of additional aspects related to the sustainability of Union agriculture; (III) identification of challenges faced by Union agriculture; (IV) improvement of advisory services to farmers and benchmarking of farm performance; and (V) the provision of the transparency and fairness of the agri-food supply chain.
The title of the Regulation (EC) No 1217/2009 is amended as Council Regulation (EC) No 1217/2009 of 30 November 2009 setting up the Farm Sustainability Data Network . This Act replaces the title of Chapter I with 'Creation of a Farm Sustainability Data Network' and the title of Chapter II with Data For Compiling Farm Returns and Data Linkage', and makes amendments by replacing existing articles and inserting new ones. Annex-I sets out the topics of FSDN data, including but not limited to: land use and crops; livestock production; animal products and services; quality products geographical indications; risk management; innovation and digitalisation; subsidies; farming practices; soil management; nutrient use and management; carbon farming; greenhouse gas emissions and removals; air pollution; water use and management; plant protection use; antimicrobial use; animal welfare; biodiversity; organic farming; certification schemes; energy consumption and energy production; food loss on primary production level; waste management; labour; education; gender balance; and social inclusion.
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This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
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Official Journal of the European Union L series, 29 November 2023.
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