This working paper highlights the key issues, challenges and weaknesses of the administrative agricultural data system and proposes possible recommendations to address them.
This document reviews the literature on the collection of sex-disaggregated data in agricultural surveys and the agricultural modules of national household surveys in preparation for a guidance document for national statistical institutions.
Timely and accurate data is critically important for the development of food security programs, agricultural development, poverty reduction policies, investment strategies and natural disaster responses.
This literature review presents the main findings of bibliographic research on the application of remote sensing to agricultural and rural statistics.
This Handbook presents guidelines and recommendations for designing and implementing a statistical program on cost of production (CoP) in agriculture at the country level.
This publication, prepared in the context of the AMIS Initiative, provides insights into the complexity of the crop yield forecasting system at country level whilst highlighting good practices and prospects for the future.
This Working Paper provides a review of the literature on methodologies used for estimation of crop area and crop yield in developed and developing countries.
This Handbook is intended as a reference document providing technical and operational guidance on various aspects of the development and use of an MSF for agriculture in several different country conditions, with an emphasis on developing countries.
The main purpose of this Technical Report on Cost-Effectiveness of Remote Sensing for Agricultural Statistics in Developing and Emerging Economies is to carry out a cost-efficiency analysis on the use of remote sensing through a literature review and the analysis of case studies in a series of 31 developing and emerging countries.
The Guidelines bring together comprehensive information on statistical classifications, in particular those used for agricultural statistics, and provide a convenient reference framework for the application of international standards at national level.
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This report is the second in the series which describes the gap analysis that exists in the context of crop area and yield estimation, and in general, focuses more on crop area and yield estimation in the mixed and continuous cropping scenario.
A 16-page brochure on the Global Strategy is now available.