Completion of the project in Macedonia

On 7th February, 2019 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the Republic of Macedonia in Skopje, the official completion of the project realized by MGGP S.A. took place.
The beneficiary of the project ‘PRODUCTION OF ORTHOPHOTO MAPS AND DIGITIZATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND USE AND IT SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR FR AND FADN SYSTEM AND LPIS SOFTWARE UPGRADE’ is the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the Republic of Macedonia. 
The closing meeting of the project was attended by, among others Ljupco Nikolovski, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the Republic of Macedonia, Wojciech Tyciński, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in the Republic of Macedonia, the Representatives of the Project Beneficiary and the Representatives of MGGP S.A. 
Minister Ljupco Nikolovski emphasized that as a result of the project the Ministry received credible and accurate data on farmers, including land parcels data and livestock data, as well as about agricultural land use in the country. He also highligthted that data on the agricultural land use and declared agricultural parcels were acquired on the basis of an orthophotomap, in accordance with European regulations. According to the Minister, the data constituting the result of the project may be used by other institutions, which ensures an effective mechanism for leading a financial support program in the field of agriculture and rural development.
During the meeting, the MGGP project team presented the main results of the project, which were divided into two components: photogrammetry and IT. At the same time, the company performed works related to the development of a digital terrain model, orthophotomap, vectorization of agricultural areas for the whole country, updating the layer of declared agricultural parcels and works related to functionality analysis, development and implementation of software: FR (Farm Register), FADN (Farm Accountancy Data Network), as well as the coordination of the LPIS system upgrade.
The project was completed for 26,000 km2, the entire area of Macedonia. The project started in October 2016, after signing the contract with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Macedonia.
MGGP S.A., as a Polish company, feels great satisfaction from participating in such an important project for the Republic of Macedonia on the way to its membership in the European Union. During the implementation of the project, our experience in the implementation of projects related to the process of preparing Poland to accession to the EU was essential and particularly useful.
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