Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
11-12: Gathering the data needed to assess large farm productivity
Thursday, 28/Mar/2019:
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Session Chair: Daniel Ayalew Ali, World Bank, United States of America
Location: MC C1-200

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ID: 848 / 11-12: 1
Individual Papers
Topics: Economic research and impact evaluation
Keywords: Cassava, Production, Yield, Harvest Diaries, Recall, Crop Cutting, Household Surveys, Malawi

Root for the tubers: extended-harvest crop production and productivity measurement in surveys

Heather Moylan1, Talip Kilic1, John Ilukor1, Innocent Phiri2, Clement Mtengula3

1The World Bank, Italy; 2University of Malawi; 3Consultant

ID: 968 / 11-12: 2
Individual Papers
Topics: Economic research and impact evaluation
Keywords: DNA fingerprinting, Varietal Adoption, DArTseq, Malawi

How much can we trust farmer self-reported data on crop varieties? Experimental evidence using DNA fingerprinting of cassava varieties in Malawi

John Ilukor1,2, Talip Kilic1, James Stevenson2, Heather Moylan1, Andrzej Kilian3, Frédéric Kosmowski2, Alexander Nganga4, Albert Mhone5,6

1The Living Standards Measurement Study, Development Data Group, the World Bank, Italy; 2CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council’s Standing Panel on Impact Assessment, Italy; 3University of Canberra, Australia; 4International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Malawi; 5Chitedze National Agricultural Research Institute, Malawi; 6CAVA2, Malawi

ID: 609 / 11-12: 3
Individual Papers
Topics: Use of remote sensing and land use policy
Keywords: agriculture, land measurement, remote sensing, survey methods

Land measurement bias: comparisons from GPS, self-reports and satellite data

Andrew Dillon1, Lakshman Nagraj Rao2

1Northwestern University, USA; 2Asian Development Bank, Philippines

ID: 1004 / 11-12: 4
Individual Papers
Topics: Use of remote sensing and land use policy
Keywords: Yield Measurement Errors, Inverse scale-productivity relationship, Remote Sensing, Household Surveys, Mali

Assessing the impact of systematic measurement error in farmer-reported crop production on the scale-productivity relationship: evidence from a survey experiment in Mali

Ismael Yacoubou Djima, Talip Kilic, Sydney Gourlay

The World Bank, Italy

ID: 1032 / 11-12: 5
Individual Papers
Topics: New ways of land data capture & analysis (incl. machine learning)
Keywords: Soil Quality, Soil Testing, Geospatial Data, Household Survey, Agriculture

From the ground up: integrating survey and geospatial data for improved soil fertility measurement at scale

Sydney Gourlay, Talip Kilic

World Bank, Italy