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Agricultural Master Sampling Frames in Practice: Lessons learned from international field experiments and case studies

This technical report on Agricultural Master Sampling Frames: Lessons learned from international field experiments and case studies compiles results from a series of experiments carried out by the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS) in 2016 and 2017, in Brazil, Nepal and Rwanda.


Case-Studies on the measurement of productivity and efficiency in agriculture

The present document presents two case-studies, to illustrate the process of compilation of productivity indicators: i) the calculation of labour productivity based on data collected at farm-level, that is based on a pilot survey in Zambia, and ii) the construction of aggregate and country-level information on agricultural productivity from aggregate time-series.


Pilot tests of an international definition of urban – rural territories. Summary report

The Technical Report aims to develop an international definition of rural areas and indicators of rural development. This summary report pilot tests were analytical desktop assessments carried out in seven countries with the cooperation of the National Statistical Offices (Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, France, Malaysia, Pakistan and the United States of America).



Grain Stocks Estimation through Secondary Data sources-The Case of Zambia

The overall goal of the study is to test the methodology and the approach developed by the Agriculture Market Information System (AMIS) project, which outlined the use of available data to estimate certain critical variables on food balance sheets, especially Carry-in Stocks (also called Carry-over stocks), and Production.


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