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Agricultural holdings in the 1970 World Census of Agriculture: a statistical analysis
FAO Economic and social Development Paper 47


The information presented here gives the results of a statistical analysis of the agricultural holdings main characteristics (i.e. distribution of the number and area by size, using the log normal distribution).

Community - level statistics
FAO Economic and social development paper 33


The Statistics Division is re - evaluating all of its Statistical Programme Development Manuals with the intent to formulate a system approach to the planning, developmet and conduct of national statistical programmes for food and agriculture with enphasis on developing countries.

Asseeement and collection of data on pre-harvest foodgrain losses due to pests and diseases
FAO Economic and social development paper 28


The manual is intended to serve as a guide to the statistical methodology for assessing and collecting data on pre-harvest fooodgrain losses due to pests and diseases. It should be useful to those developing countries which plan to launch foodgrain losses reduction programmes but find themself seriousely handicapped because of [...]

Use of household surveys for collection of food and agrictural statistics
FAO Economic and social development paper: 35/provisional


This manual is part of the contribution of FAO in implementing the NHSCP. It is a guide to the collection of agricultural statistics through households, within the context of the programme.

Carryover stocks of cereals 1975 - 1980
FAO Economic and social development paper 21


Stock play an important role in achiving the objectives of world food security by maintaining the continuity of cereal supplies to the consumer and offsetting year to year fluctuation in production.