[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2005/2006 (1998 E.C.) (September - December, 2005) Volume III, Report on Farm Management Practices, (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

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Statistical Bulletin 361, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Central Statistical Agency, (August 2006)

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To give a ray of statistical information on agricultural productivity the Central
Statistical Agency (C.S.A) has been providing statistics on inputs applied area and volume of fertilizers and improved seeds used. As part of the 2005/06 (1998 E.C) Agricultural Sample Survey, data on fertilizer, improved seed, irrigation and pesticide applied area and volume of fertilizers and improved seeds used within the private peasant holdings was collected, processed and summarized.

The survey results are presented in this bulletin and other electronic media for data users. The report comprises three parts. Part I contains the objectives of this annual survey, Part II deals with coverage of the survey, sample design, field organization and method of data collection and Part III includes summary of the results. Estimation procedures and formulation of estimates of totals and variance are presented in Appendix I. Estimates of the standard errors with the corresponding coefficients of variations for quantity of inputs used and inputs applied area are presented in Appendix II.


  • Number of Holders, Inputs Applied Area and Quantity of Inputs Used (All Fertilizers, Natural, DAP, Urea, Indigenous Seed, Improved Seed, Pesticide, Irrigation, Extension Package)
  • Number of Holders Applying Inputs by Educational Status
  • Number of Holders Reporting Damaged Crop Area (Crop Disease, Frost or Floods, Locust, Shortage of Rain, Too Much Rain, Wild Animals, Birds, Hailstone, Pests, Weeds)
  • Number of Holders by Type of Farm Practice
  • Irrigated Land by Source of Water
  • Farm Area Protected Against Erosion
  • Oxen Shortage by Coping Strategy
  • Estimations of Standard Errors and Coefficient of Variations

Crops: Cereals, Teff, Barley, Wheat, Maize, Sorghum, Finger Millet, Oats/Aja, Rice, Pulses, Horse/Faba Beans, Field Peas, Haricot Beans, Chick peas, Lentils, Vetch/Grass Peas, Soya Beans, Fenugreek, Gibto, Oilseeds, Neug, Linseed, Groundnuts, Safflower, Sesame, Rapeseed, Vegetables, Lettuce, Head Cabbage, Ethiopian Cabbage, Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Red Peppers, Swiss Chard, Root Crops, Beetroot, Carrot, Onion, Potatoes, Garlic, Taro/Godere, Sweet Potatoes, Avocado, Bananas, Guava, Lemons, Mangoes, Oranges, Papayas, Pineapples, Chat, Coffee, Hops/Gesho, Sugar Cane, Enset

Regions: Ethiopia, Tigray, North West Tigray, Central Tigray, East Tigray, South Tigray, Western Tigray, Afar, Zone 1, Zone 3, Amhara, North Gondar, South Gondar, North Wolo, South Wolo, North Shewa, East Gojjam, West Gojjam, Waghamera, Awi, Oromia, West Welega, East Welega, Illubabor, Jimma, West Shewa, North Shewa, East Shewa, Arsi, West Harerge, East Harerge, Bale, Borena, South West Shewa, Guji, Somalie, Shinele, Jijiga, Liben, Benishangul-Gumuz, Metekel, Asosa, Kemashi,  S.N.N.P. Region, Gurage, Hadiya, Kembata-Tembaro, Sidama, Gedio, Wolayita, South Omo, Sheka, Keffa, Gamo Gofa, Benchi-Maji, Yem Special Wereda, Amaro Special Wereda, Burji Special Wereda, Konso Special Wereda, Derashe Special Wereda, Dawro, Basketo Special Wereda, Konta Special Wereda, Silite, Alaba Special Wereda, Gambela, Agnuwak, Nuware, Mezhenger, Itang Special, Harari, Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa