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AFLC 201 - Agriculture and Food Security Research and Sampling

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AFLC 201 22 August 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AFLC 201 17 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AFLC 201 12 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The rapid and vast changes enforced by external and internal factors has their effect on the security and prosperity of people. Governments are under pressure to ensure that they are able to cope with these challenges which cannot be addressed simply by applying trends of the past. Better coordination of research is essential to successfully face the profound changes that lie ahead for the agricultural sector. In this course, participants will learn how to conduct detailed and accurate researches to identify possible changes or problems and deal with them properly and support the development and well-being of countries. 

Course Objectives

  • Identifying research and innovation needs
  • Identifying sources of information  
  • Creating easy and understandable questionnaires 
  • Performing complete data analysis
  • Coming up with beneficial and useful results 

Who Should Attend?

  • Researchers 
  • Statisticians
  • Surveyors
  • Anyone involved in the field of perfoming researches and sampling in Agricultural sector 

 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction and research content 
  • Background problem statement 
  • Identifying sources of information 
  • New challenges for agricultural research 
  • Food security and safety
  • Agricultural knowledge systems 

Day 2

  • Sampling design an location
  • Probability vs. non-probability sampling
  • Ecological research methods
  • Biophysical research methods
  • Environmental research methods
  • Research generalization
  • The methodological implications

Day 3

  • Sampling units and sample size
  • Formulating questions and questionnaires 
  • Variables structure 
  • Research implementation 
  • Social research methods

Day 4

  • Economic research methods
  • Research dissemination
  • Multi- or interdisciplinary research
  • Systems methodologies
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis

Day 5

  •  Classification of methods
  • Training 
  • Field supervisors 
  • Data entry nation