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    Supplement for Asia and the Pacific: Programme for the 1990 World Census of Agriculture 1990
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    The Statistical Development Series is a sequence of comprehensive technical manuals on various aspects of the statistical programmes which make up a national information system for food and agriculture. Emphasis in these manuals is placed on the standardization of concepts and efforts to integrate statistical programmes and minimize duplications. The organization of agricultural censuses is one of the important parts of national programmes and is the subject of a separate publication entitled Programme for the 1990 World Census of Agriculture. Following the recommendations of regional statistical Statutory Bodies of FAO, regional supplements are prepared to provide recommendations on subjects particular to individual regions. The present volume is the Supplement for Asia and the Pacific.
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    Sampling methods for agricultural surveys 1998
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    The Statistical Development Series is a sequence of comprehensive technical manuals on various aspects of the statistical programmes which make up a national information system for food and agriculture. The volumes Food and Agricultural Statistics in the context of a Rational Information System. Programme for the 1990 World Census of Agriculture and its Supplement for Europe, and microcumputer based Data Processing have already been published, An additional volume, Guidelines on Socio-Economic Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluating Agrarian Reform and Rural Development is in preparation. In the Statistical Development Series emphasis is placed on the need to conceptualize data source within the framework of a national information system which requires standardized concepts and minimizes duplication of effort.
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    Measuring the Role of Livestock in the Household Economy 2016
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    This Guidebook presents a comprehensive module template for effectively including livestock in multi-topic and agricultural household surveys. It includes short, standard, and expanded versions of a livestock questionnaire tested and valided in different countries. The livestock questionnaires differ in the level of detail that can be gauged from each, and have four common objectives: to generate basic statistics on key livestock-related variables, such as livestock ownership; to measure the val ue of household livestock; to measure the cash and in-kind income from livestock; to characterize household livestock husbandry and production practices. The Guidebook is a practical tool for survey practitioners—including Bureaus of Statistics, ministries responsible for livestock, and non-governmental and civil-society organizations, regional institutions, international organizations, the private sector, and other stakeholders—to collect data on the role of livestock in the household economy a nd its contribution to livelihoods and identify priority areas for policy reforms and investments.

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