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Niue Agricultural Census Themes 12 & 14: Aquaculture and Fisheries

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Themes 12 & 14: Aquaculture and Fisheries

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Niue Agricultural Census Themes 12 & 14: Aquaculture and Fisheries

  1. 1. Regional Workshop for Monitoring the SDGs related to Food and Agriculture Sector and on the WCA 2020 Nadi, Fiji 6-10 November 2017 Niue Agricultural Census Technical Session XV Themes 12 & 14: Aquaculture and Fisheries 1 Fanuma Sioneholo Statistics Officer Statistics & Immigration Office, Ministry of Finance & Planning fanuma.sioneholo@mail.gov.nu
  2. 2. Introduction 2 • Historical Outline of Agricultural Census • 2 Agricultural Census – 1989 and 2009 • Next Agricultural Census to be held in 2019 • Legal Basis • Niue Statistics Act of 2009/ Niue Census Act 1971 • 1989 – Niue Assembly Census Ordinance 1971, N0. 68 and the Amendment Act 1976 • Census Organisation • Statistics Niue in close collaboration with the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) • Census Officer – Govt. Statistician • Census Co-ordinator – DAFF Secretary • International Assistance/Collaboration • 1989 & 2009 – FAO assisted with TA’s/consultants • Census budget • 1989 – Govt & FFA • 2009 – Govt. (DAFF recurrent budget) & External Organisation
  3. 3. Methodology in recent Agr. Census 3 • Coverage • Complete coverage • Methodological approach used • Classical approach • Complete or Sample enumeration frame • Population Census of 2006 served as census frame for the Agr. Census • Linking Population & Housing Census • Mini Census conducted along with the Agr. Census recording the following:
  4. 4. Methodology in recent Agr. Census 4 • Linking Population & Housing Census • Questions regarding Agriculture in 2017 HH & Popn. Census << Household Form Personal Form
  5. 5. Methodology in recent Agr. Census 5 • Number & Type of Questions Used in the latest Agr. Census • Household Form (7 sections) 1) Household Composition 2) Level of Agricultural Activity of the Households 3) Livestock, Poultry & Domestic Animals 4) Fisheries 5) Equipment 6) Uga Hunting 7) Consumption of Major Crops • Holding Form ( 7 sections) 1) Number of Holdings & Method of Operation 2) Total Area of the holding 3) Labour Inputs 4) Household Agricultural Income & Credit 5) Use of Fertilisers, Agricultural Chemicals in 2009 6) Equipment Owned (Working Order) & Hired/Borrowed) 7) Crops Grown • Parcel Form (3 sections) 1) Number of Separate Plots in this Parcel 2) Plot Details 3) Crops Planted & Harvested on this Parcel These were completed by each HH depending on the level of Agricultural activity of the HH Agricultural Census consisted of both Short- Long Questionnaires
  6. 6. Methodology in recent Agr. Census Cont., 6 • Enumeration Period • Census night count of HHs and Popn. was 21st November 2009 • Enumeration began on the 9th to the 22nd November 2009 (2 week period) • Reference period and date: • Day of interview for: - Household characteristics - Land use - Land tenure - Existence of equipment owned • The month prior to interview for consumption of crops. • From January 1st, 2009 to the day of interview for: - Identification of holdings operated by the same household - Use of fertilizers and chemicals - Crops sown and harvested - Plot details; • The last five years for reception of credit.
  7. 7. Methodology in recent Agr. Census Cont., 7 • Enumeration Method • PAPI • 21 EA, 9 less than that of 1989 • Agricultural Census was done by complete enumeration in 2phases: • Phase 1: Pre-census • Phase 2: The enumeration of households by means of 3 forms: • Household form applied to all households; • Holding form and Parcel form applied to households operating holdings above the threshold. • Post-enumeration Survey • Estimates of land area and root crops through objective measurement techniques to measure the physical area of the selected parcels of land. • Enumerating only • 20 parcels and plots • 10 parcels with crops currently growing in, • 5 fallow parcels • 5 new parcels • Count of crops to 3 parcels with crops growing on it. • Results revealed some differences between the areas recorded in
  8. 8. Main Items & Lessons Learnt 8 Theme: Aquaculture and Fisheries Theme 12: Aquaculture 1201 – Presence of aquaculture on the holding 1202 – Area of aquaculture according to type of site (for the holding) 1203 – Area of aquaculture according to type of production facility (for the holding) 1204 – Type of water (for the holding) 1205 – Sources of water for aquaculture (for the holding 1206 – Type of aquaculture organism cultivated (for the holding) Theme 14: Fisheries 1401 – Engagement of household members in fishing activity 1402 – Number of household members engaged in fishing activity by sex 1403 – Number of fishers by sex employed by the household 1404 – Access arrangements for fishing 1405 – Main purpose of household fishing activity 1406 – Type of fishing vessel 1407 – Type of fishing gear used
  9. 9. Theme: Aquaculture & Fisheries 9 1989: Questions relating to Fisheries 1401 1405
  10. 10. Theme: Aquaculture & Fisheries cont., 10 2009: Questions relating to Fisheries 1402 1405 1406 1401 1407
  11. 11. Theme: Aquaculture & Fisheries cont., 11 Questions relating to Fisheries captured in Population and Household Census 2001 2006 2011 2017
  12. 12. 12 • Challenges: • Lengthy Questionnaire • Resource Capacity • Data processing & Disseminating • Changes for the next Agriculture Census round 2019 • Aquaculture & Fisheries • Include Aquaculture Questions • Licences – 1404 • Safety Gears • Fishing Gears – 1407 • Agricultural Census Overall • Include core/supplementary questions (where applicable) • Crop & Livestock processing and types etc., • Consumption regards to traditional events • Census Technology Theme: Aquaculture & Fisheries
  13. 13. Fakaaue Lahi! 1

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