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Food balance sheets - a handbook


The purpose of this handbook is to provide member countries and interested institutions with the basic methodology regarding the preparation of food balance sheets. It is also intended for use in training activities of nationals from developing countries in the construction of food balance sheets.

Technical conversion factors for agricultural commodities


This publication contains technical conversion factors and ancillary information currently used by FAO Statistics to compile commodity balances and supply/utilization accounts for nearly all countries. The main scope of these balances and accounts is ultimately to arrive at approximate estimates of the total availability of food in each country, expressed [...]

Fertilizer use by crop, vol.4


The information in this report is useful to agricultural researchers, fertilizer marketing managers, international agencies, policy-makers and various government·agencies. It is also very useful for analysis of environmental-related issues such as input-output balances of plant nutrients in soils.

Multiple frame agricultural surveys. Volume 2. Agricultural survey programme based on area frame or dual frame (area and list) sample designs
FAO Statistical Development Series 10


This publication is volume two of an introduction to establishing and conducting area and multiple frame probability sample survey programmes, emphasizing methods and practices applicable in developing countries.

Report on the 1990 World Census of Agriculture
International Comparison and primary results by country (1986-1995)


This publication provides, in an internationally comparable form, a summary of data describing the main characteristics of agricultural structures, such as number and area of holdings, land tenure, agricultural holders and land use for 80 countries.