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A Literature Review on Frameworks and Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Sustainable Agriculture

This Literature Review shows that agricultural sustainability has been understood largely in its environmental dimensions, that it is affected by socio-economic and biophysical conditions, and that obstacles to sustainable agriculture are different in different countries.

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A Review of Literature Related to Master Sampling Frames for Fisheries and Aquaculture Surveys

This Technical Report reviews the literature related to the monitoring of characteristics of fisheries and anglers. It begins with an overview of why monitoring several dimensions of a fishery is important for the development of effective management plans, and considers aspects that might have particular relevance for developing and emerging economies.

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Measuring Crop Area and Yield under Pure Stand, Mixed and Continuous Cropping: Findings from the Field Tests in three countries

This Working Paper provides findings of field tests conducted  in three countries i.e. Indonesia, Rwanda and Jamaica on the basis of the methodology developed by the team at ICAR-IASRI for the estimation of crop area, yield and production under mixed and continuous cropping.

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Forest Products Classification and Definitions

This Working Paper provides a framework for international comparison and promotes the harmonization of various types of statistics related to forest products. It can be useful in developing statistical systems related to forests and producing statistics on production, industry capacity and trade.

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