Продовольственная и сельскохозяйственная статистика

Roundtable Meeting on the 2010 World Programme for the Censuses of Agriculture. Bangkok, Thailand


28 November - 2 December 2005, Bangkok, Thailand

The meeting was the first in the series of meetings planned to present the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 to the FAO member countries in different regions.

The meeting aimed to disseminate among the member countries of FAO from Asia the new World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 which will cover the period 2006–2015. It was organized with the objective of helping the participants gain a deeper understanding of the new strategy of adopting a modular approach to data collection being advocated by FAO through this new Programme. Plans of the countries for implementing the next round of agricultural census and surveys were also reviewed.

The participants of the meeting were the professional statisticians and census leaders who are likely to play a role the planning and execution of agricultural census in their respective countries during the decade to which the Programme pertains (2006–2015). A total of 23 participants and an observer from 17 countries attended the Meeting. The countries represented were: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.



Mr Hiek Som
Surveys and Statistical Development Service
FAO Statistics Division

Tel.: +39 06 570 55070
Fax: +39 06 570 55615).


Technical documents

Overview of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 (Som, FAO)


Integration of surveys (Colwell, FAO)


Integration of agricultural census in the national survey programme (Pietojo, Indonesia)

Sampling Frames from agricultural census (Colwell, FAO)


Linkage between population and agricultural censuses (Ms. Tia, Philippines)

Frames for agricultural census and surveys (Hanephom, Laos)

Availability of Land Tenure data from agricultural censuses (Srivastava, FAO)


Agricultural census for monitoring agrarian reforms (Shrestha, Nepal)

Role of agricultural census in monitoring agrarian reform (Rahman, Bangladesh)

Livestock census (Ms. Mangalsuren, Mongolia)

Livestock in agricultural census (Kheiri, Iran)


Agricultural census and Livestock census (Hamdani, Pakistan)

In-depth surveys in the agricultural census programme (Ojha, India)

Data on agricultural services (Srivastava, FAO)


Classification in WCA 2010 (Colwell, FAO)


Community-level data from agricultural census (Som, FAO)


Village level socio-economic data: collection and its use (Seng, Cambodia)


Community level data from agricultural census (Pietojo, Indonesia)


Method of data processing (Hyun Young-Gy, Republic of Korea)

Use of scanning for data capture (Thailand)


Surveys for collection of structural aquaculture statistics (Thailand)



Extending agricultural census to cover rural statistics (Wei, China)


Collecting data on rural enterprises and services through agricultural census (Ms Sarjiman, Malaysia)

Rural statistics from agricultural census (Sein, Myanmar)

The role of the census of agriculture in monitoring of MDGs (Ms. Seneviratne, Sri Lanka)

Analysis of agricultural census data to address food security and poverty (Wei, China)


The concept of Sub- holding and Sub-holder (Colwell, FAO)


Collecting gender sensitive data from agricultural census (Viet Nam)

Data items on farm labour (Colwell, FAO)



Room Documents

Irrigation Census in India


Form used for collection of livestock data in the Agricultural Census 2003 of Iran


Shedule-1 for Agricultural sample survey 2005 of Bangladesh


Forms used in Agricultural Census 1998/99 of Laos


Form used in Agricultural Census 2002 of Sri Lanka