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2nd Targeted training course: "Estimation of crop area using Area Frame Sampling (AFS)"

2-5 April 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan [flyer - PDF, 0.3 MB]

Second on-the-job training course aiming to develop local technical and methodological capacity in adopting the area frame sampling approach for estimation of crops.

Target group:

Staff from the Crop Reporting Service in Punjab and Sindh to increase their understanding of the area frame crop estimating technology that has been implemented by SUPARCO.

Training focus:

  • Introduction to area frame construction
  • Stratification of cropland
  • Sample Selection of representative segments
  • Data collection of crop data in the field
  • Identification of data collection errors in the field
  • Crop estimation using the proper raising factors

Expected outcome:

CRS staff should understand the principles of area frame sampling so that they can train enumerators and interviewers to collect, edit, estimate and summarize area frame data.

Participants:

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