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A Review of Methods for Estimating Grain Post-Harvest Losses

This present report is a review of relevant literature, which includes publications manuals, methodologies and guidelines on estimating post-harvest losses of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as well as publications by other institutions, international organizations and relevant country experiences on estimating post-harvest losses.

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Reviewing the Relevant Literature and Studies on the Quality and Use of Administrative Sources for Agricultural Data

The Global Strategy to Improve Agriculture and Rural Statistics was adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission in 2010 with the objective to improve statistics in agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, small-scale fisheries and forestry production in developing countries and ensure that they are maintained over time. One of the key components of the Global Action Plan is its research plan, which has as one of its priorities “improving the methodology for using administrative data in agricultural statistics” (World Bank, FAO and United Nations 2010).

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Technical Report on Improving the Use of GPS, GIS and Remote Sensing in Setting Up Master Sampling Frames

This Technical Report on Improving the Use of GPS, GIS and Remote Sensing in Setting Up Master Sampling Frames is the result of a comprehensive literature review on the subject, followed by a gap analysis and a development of innovative methodological proposals for addressing the various issues that arise.

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Technical Report on Developing More Efficient and Accurate Methods for the Use of Remote Sensing

This technical report on Developing More Efficient and Accurate Methods for the Use of Remote Sensing is the result of a comprehensive literature review on the subject, followed by a gap analysis and, finally, the development of innovative methodological proposals for addressing the various issues arising.

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Technical Report on the Integrated Survey Framework

Under the research component of Global Strategy, significant progress has been made towards the development and the implementation of an Integrated Survey Framework.Research mainly focused on developing countries with the objective of producing integrated and consistent agricultural statistics on phenomena related to three different target populations from rural households, farms and agricultural plots.

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Technical Report on Identifying the Most Appropriate Sampling Frame for Specific Landscape Types

This technical paper on identifying the most appropriate sampling frame for specific landscape types is the result of a comprehensive literature review on the subject, followed by a gap analysis and development of innovative methodological proposals for addressing any issues that emerged.

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