Title Professional competencies and certifications of agriculture
Project Number CZ/05/B/F/PP/168026
Project Type Pilot Project, project with multiplying effect (2000-2006)
Country CZ-Czech Republic
Marketing Text Agricultural consultancy in initial European states and also in new member states has in each country own evolution financing forms and requirement on advisor’s professional qualification an their certification is in each country very different. New common agricultural policy whose main aim is rural development and multifunction agriculture come into effect in 2007.
This type of consultancy will be provide with member states financial support and each of them will have interest to provide high quality services and will demand advisor’s professional skill proving.
If in the target period will exist this type of advisors services open market and in the same time each member state will require specific guarantee of effective financial support and is necessary to create reliable information system with ensure of faithful knowledge ability experts who are giving the financial support of advisory services and validity of this services providers.
Description For implementation of this conception has the member states responsibility from 2007 to secure agricultural consultancy in such extent so that entrepreneurial subjects and individuals will be able to fulfil all conception measure. The Council Regulation No. 1782/2003 impose that all member states must have your own advisory system if the competition with this system will be connect with private subjects is necessary to guarantee state certification. For private advisor with this certification will be allowed to offer services on EU members’ territory.
Recognition, transparency, certification
Sectors Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Product Types transparency and certification
First of all we will create the methodology as a standard of consultancy work and we will continue with its use in the educational process.
Methodology implementation in the frame of educational national level, including lifelong education and advisor’s occupation preparation.
Quality guarantee of supported advisors in the certificated national register for beneficiaries (farmers).
Guarantee of quality preservation of certificated consultancy service – continual actualisation of qualification advisor’s standard (we count to work with all the CAP changes and the legislative changes).
The proposal of the process for the advisor’s certification for national certification authorities.
Very important impact is to form permanent international work group (members will be national certificational authorities) who will do coordination, specification and improving of general advisor standard.