Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics’ in Benin
 
Date : 31 January - 03 February 2017 Venue : Cotonou Benin

In accordance with its 2017 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics’ at National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) of Republic of Benin on 31 January – 3 February 2017.

The Training Course was conducted by Mr. Kouassi N’goran, Director of National Accounts and Business Statistics of National Institute of Statistics (INS) of Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, with the participation of 21 officials of the INSAE.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Agriculture statistics – covered agricultural monetary statistics (agricultural economic accounts), agricultural structures (farm structure), trade in agricultural products, agricultural labour input, crop and animal production, agricultural commodities, agro-industry statistics (including food production and safety), organic farming and organic food, and government expenditure for agriculture.

The Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics’ included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Definitions and Concepts of Agriculture Statistics
  • Necessity and Quality of Agriculture Statistics
  • Fields of Agriculture Statistics
  • Gender Application to Agriculture Statistics
  • Food Review and Food Security
  • Agriculture and Climate Change
  • Methods of Data Collection and Dissemination
  • Practical Case of Data Collection and Publications of Agriculture Statistics

Sign up for an account at OIC-StatCom Forum (http://forum.sesric.org/) to join the group discussion on the Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics’ in Republic of Benin available at: http://forum.sesric.org/?p=30235

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