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Roundtable on
World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020
Bangkok, Thailand
19-23 September 2016
Mr. Thipsavanh Int...
2
1. Background
2. Methodology used in the Lao Agricultural Census
(LAC) 2010/11
3. The items of Themes 6 and 7 that have ...
Background
• The first LAC was conducted in 1998/99 and second
Census in year 2010/11.
• Organization: There are 3 levels ...
4
Census budget
Name of Donor Budget %
GOV 434,721 20.63
SDC 650,000 30.84
IFAD 500,000 23.72
ADB 316,000 14.99
Aus AID 86...
Methodology
• Census covered of all private households only.
For agriculture activities such as institutional
units, GOV f...
Sample design
1. Census Frame based on Population and Housing
Census 2005 and updated frame in 2010
2. The sample for farm...
Census enumeration
• Field operation started from 28
Feb to 8 April 2011 (38 days
working)
• Village component responded b...
Census questionnaires
1. Questionnaires
 F1 (Household listing)
 F3 (Village questionnaire)
 F4 ( Households questionna...
1. Completed questionnaires were returned to
ACO any level for checking and counting
then sent it to NACO for final checki...
Items for Theme 6 recommended in WCA
2020 which were covered in LAC 2010/11
o Use of agricultural pesticides
o Selected ma...
Items for Theme 7 recommended in WCA
2020 which were covered in LAC 2010/11
 Receipt of credit for agricultural purposes
...
Additional items for Theme 7
covered in LAC 2010/11
S68 Use of credit
(buy crop inputs; buy livestock
products; buy farm e...
Challenges encountered & Lessons learnt
o Limited Funds
o LAC 2010/11 covered the households only. Agricultural
activities...
Way forwardWay forward
1. According to Statistical law
2. NSDSS 2010-2020 and SAPRS 2016-2025 for resolve
problem from pas...
THANK YOU
15
1. http://www.lsb.gov.la (LNADA)
2. http://www.decide.la
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  1. 1. Roundtable on World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 Bangkok, Thailand 19-23 September 2016 Mr. Thipsavanh Intharack, Acting Director General of Department of Economics Statistics, LSB, MPI E-mail address: tintharackk@yahoo.com Ms. Vivanh Souvannamethy, Director of Center for Agricultural Statistics, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry E-mail address : souvannamethy@yahoo.com “Agricultural Practices and Services in Lao Agricultural Census 2010/11” 1 Technical Session 9: Census Themes 6 and 7 - Agricultural Practices and Services.
  2. 2. 2 1. Background 2. Methodology used in the Lao Agricultural Census (LAC) 2010/11 3. The items of Themes 6 and 7 that have been covered in the LAC 4. Challenges encountered and lessons learnt regarding data collection of the items on Themes 6 and 7 5. Relevant links to census instruments and results. Out line
  3. 3. Background • The first LAC was conducted in 1998/99 and second Census in year 2010/11. • Organization: There are 3 levels of SC 1. National Steering Committee, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of both MAF and MPI are member of SC 2. Provincial level chaired by Governor 3. District level chaired by District Head • Any SC level had setting up Agricultural Census Office (ACO) for preparing and conducting all activities of the census. • Mainly staff working in ACO are from MAF, MPI and FAO provided technical assistance and helped any technical work. 3
  4. 4. 4 Census budget Name of Donor Budget % GOV 434,721 20.63 SDC 650,000 30.84 IFAD 500,000 23.72 ADB 316,000 14.99 Aus AID 86,895 4.12 AFD 60,000 2.85 GIZ 60,000 2.85 2,107,616 100.00
  5. 5. Methodology • Census covered of all private households only. For agriculture activities such as institutional units, GOV farms, non private household are excluded • Census methodology used short-long questionnaire • The census had three components: -Village component: a survey of all villages in the country; respondent by village head. -Household component: complete enumeration of all households to collect basic data on crops and livestock (in total 1,021,438 households, covered of which 747,500 households in rural area) -Sample farm household component: a sample survey of 41,660 farm households to collect detailed data on agricultural activities. 5
  6. 6. Sample design 1. Census Frame based on Population and Housing Census 2005 and updated frame in 2010 2. The sample for farm household component was selected using two-stage sampling: in each district, a sample of villages was first selected, and then a sample of farm households was selected in each sampled village. 3. The sample of villages was selected using stratified systematic probability proportional to size (PPS) sampling. Altogether 2,620 villages and 41,660 sample farm households were selected in the sample. 6
  7. 7. Census enumeration • Field operation started from 28 Feb to 8 April 2011 (38 days working) • Village component responded by head of village • Household component responded by head of private household and member of household who are holding 7 Item Person Enumerator 2,333 Suppervisor 600 Other 120 Total 3,053
  8. 8. Census questionnaires 1. Questionnaires  F1 (Household listing)  F3 (Village questionnaire)  F4 ( Households questionnaire)  F5 ( Sample households) 2.Manuals  Manual for central and provincial supervisor  Manual for district supervisor  Manual for enumerator 8
  9. 9. 1. Completed questionnaires were returned to ACO any level for checking and counting then sent it to NACO for final checking, coding, data entry and processing. (nearly 1.2 million questionnaires) 2. Using double data entry by ACCESS software 3. Using SPSS for comparison of double data base, cleaning Data and tabulations 9 Data processing
  10. 10. Items for Theme 6 recommended in WCA 2020 which were covered in LAC 2010/11 o Use of agricultural pesticides o Selected machinery and equipment used on the holding by source o Percentage of each major agricultural product sold o Type of seed for each major crop type o Use of organic agricultural practices o Use of each type of fertilizer o Type of animal grazing practices 10
  11. 11. Items for Theme 7 recommended in WCA 2020 which were covered in LAC 2010/11  Receipt of credit for agricultural purposes (0701)  Source of credit (0702)  Type of collateral for credit (0703)  Sources of agricultural information (0705)  Sources of agricultural extension services used (0706) 11
  12. 12. Additional items for Theme 7 covered in LAC 2010/11 S68 Use of credit (buy crop inputs; buy livestock products; buy farm equipment; buy farm animals; construct farm buildings; buy land; other) S71 Whether technical assistance provided 12
  13. 13. Challenges encountered & Lessons learnt o Limited Funds o LAC 2010/11 covered the households only. Agricultural activities of institutional units such as government farms, private companies and schools were excluded o Livestock data refer to number of animals on the day of enumerated census. o The upland rice area data from census higher then statistical report, because census data record directly from household but official statistic record by local administrative Changes planned regarding items of themes 6 and 7 in the next LAC: o Conduct based on WCA 2020 o Add more Items o Cover all agriculture sector in Laos 13
  14. 14. Way forwardWay forward 1. According to Statistical law 2. NSDSS 2010-2020 and SAPRS 2016-2025 for resolve problem from past censuses and surveys LSB will be continuing corroboration with other sectors relevant with Agricultural Statistic and other International organization to prepare Economic Census in 2018 and Agricultural Census in 2020-21.
  15. 15. THANK YOU 15 1. http://www.lsb.gov.la (LNADA) 2. http://www.decide.la

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