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Use of household surveys for collection of food and agrictural statistics
FAO Economic and social development paper: 35/provisional
1983
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.
Community - level statistics
FAO Economic and social development paper 33
1983
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.
Carryover stocks of cereals 1975 - 1980
FAO Economic and social development paper 21
1982
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.
Estimation of crop areas and yields in agricultural statistics
FAO Economic and social development paper 22
1982
As determinants of crop production, statistics on crop areas and yields have been amongst the most important components of he international statistical activities of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) since its inception.  
1970 World Census of Agriculture
Analysis and international comparison of the results
1981
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 agricultural holdings, land tenure, agricultural holders and land use. It contains data from 89 countries.
Farm and input prices: Collection and compilation
FAO Economic and social development paper 16
1980
The main objective of the manual is to assist countries in the improvement of their price statistics including its use in the training of national staff in the collection and compilation of agricultural producer prices.
1980
The manual is intended to serve as a guide to the statistical methodology for assessing and collecting data on post - harvested foodgrain losses. It should be useful to those countries which plan to launch food grain losses reduction programmes but find themself seriousely handicapped because of lack of basic [...]
Taking Agricultural Censuses
FAO Economic and social development paper 1
1978
These guidelines contain information based mainly on the experience of selected international and national agricultural census experts working and/or having worked in the developing countries.
Collecting statistics on agricultural population and employment
FAO Economic and social development paper 7
1978
This guide is intended to assist countries in the planning and execution of programmes for the collection of agricultural population and employment statistics which are a major component of the statistics needed for agraria reform and rural development.
1970 World Census of Agriculture
Regional program for America
1969
The regional program for America consist of two parts: World Program and American Supplement to the World Program. The aim of the supplement is to indicate modifications in the World Program to adapt it to the conditions and needs prevailing in the American region.
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