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Training Course on 'Agriculture Statistics' in Kazakhstan
 
Date : 24-26 June 2008 Venue : Astana Kazakhstan

Astana, KazakhstanThe Centre organised a training course on “Agriculture Statistics” at the Kazakhstan Statistical Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 24-26, 2008. The course was provided by an expert from the Turkish Statistical Institute in Turkey and was attended by 20 staff members of the Kazakhstan Statistical Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The training course on “Agriculture Statistics” mainly covered the following subjects:

1. Agriculture statistics obtained from administrative records
- Purpose, coverage and methodology
2. Agriculture statistics obtained from surveys
- Purpose, coverage and methodology
- Preparatory works (determining variables, preparing questionnaire and documents)
- Field application and organization
- Data analyzing studies and announcing results
3. Agriculture census
- Purpose, coverage and methodologies of agriculture census applied in Turkey
- Preparatory works (determining variables, preparing questionnaire and documents)
- Field application and organization
- Data analyzing studies and announcing results
4. Other studies
- Methodologies of other studies done on agriculture statistics

The participants of the programme organised by the SESRIC expressed their thanks and satisfaction with the training programme which allowed them to improve their statistical capacity and performance on “Agriculture Statistics”.