Agricultural Statistics Best Practice Methodology Handbook

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Agricultural Statistics Best Practice Methodology Handbook

Publication Number

APEC#213-AT-03.1

Published Date

December 2013

Type of Publication

Manuals

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group(ATCWG)

Accessed

2428

Pages

176

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Description

This handbook provides guidelines for implementing best practices in agricultural surveys as presented in the FAO’s Global Strategy and for addressing many of the shortfalls revealed by Best Practices study. The handbook draws heavily on FAO literature and the FAO’s database of agricultural statistics, with emphasis on ways to achieve best practices in agricultural statistics and improve the coverage, consistency and quality of published data on food and agriculture in all APEC economies.

Introduction
Part I: Design of Agricultural Census and Survey Implementation
Part II: Practical Statistical Methodology
Appendix