Sub-regional Training Course on Sampling Methods for Producing Core Data Items for Agricultural and Rural Statistics

[ 13– 17 August 2018 | Suva, Fiji]

Objectives

The course aims to provide technical guidance on the selection and application of appropriate sampling methods for producing the minimum set of core data items for agricultural and rural statistics. Specifically, the objectives of the course are to:
(i) Examine the minimum set of core data items for agricultural and rural statistics in the context of the application of sampling methods for data collection and production of associated statistics and indicators; and
Increase capability of participants in designing sample surveys for production of agricultural and rural statistics. Concept Note
Training Programme
Reference Materials

Module 1: Sampling in the Context of the Global Minimum Set of Core Data Items

 Session 1.1: Overview of the Global Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Statistics and the Asia-Pacific Regional Action Plan

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 Session 1.2: Minimum Set of Core Data Items: Output, Resources and Input Variables

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Module 2: Review of Basics of Sampling Methods: Probability Sampling, Sample Selection and Sample Design and Estimation

 Session 2.1: Overview of Survey Design

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 Session 2.2: Basic Overview of Sampling & Estimation

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 Session 2.3: Simple Random Sampling

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 Session 2.4: Systematic Sampling

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 Session 2.5: Stratification in Sampling

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 Session 2.6: Two-stage Sampling and PPS Sampling

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 Session 2.7: Standard Errors and Bias

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Module 3: Sampling Methods for Crop Cutting Surveys

 Session 3: Sampling Methods for Crop Cutting Surveys

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Module 4: Review of Questionnaires being used in the Pacific

 Review of Questionnaires being used to collect Agriculture and Fisheries/Aquaculture activities in the Pacific

 

Module 5: Country Presentations

Cook Islands

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Fiji

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Papua New Guinea

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Samoa

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Solomon Islands

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Timor Leste

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Tonga

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Vanuatu

 
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