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World Programme for the Census of Agriculture (WCA)

Valid from2005
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DescriptionThe objective of the standard is to provide countries with concepts, definitions and guidelines for conducting an agricultural census as the central component of the system of agricultural censuses and surveys. The WCA 2010 contains classifications of crops, livestock, machinery and equipment which countries are encouraged to use in their agricultural censuses and surveys.
Maintenance organization Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Statistical domain(s) 2.4.1 Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, 4.3.2 Business and agricultural censuses and registers, 4.3.4 Business and agricultural surveys
Type of standardMethodologies and Procedures
Languages Arabic, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Information last updated18/08/11