This technical report presents the results of a field test implemented in Costa Rica as part of the research activities planned within the frame of GSARS research line “SUST-3: Data collection methods for agri-environmental indicators”.
The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (SEEA Agriculture) was developed as part of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (the Global Strategy). The SEEA Agriculture is a conceptual framework that enables national and international statistical systems to access the data needed for decision-making: it combines the economic and environmental dimensions of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, land use, water use and other environmental factors with the conventional treatment of agricultural, forestry and fisheries production.
A Manual to address Data Requirements for Developing Countries
This manual helps practitioners in developing countries understand the international methodologies for reporting emissions from agriculture, and provides them with a tool to better identify, build and access the minimum set of activity data needed for GHG estimation.