Seasonal Agricultural Survey (SAS)–2015 Season B

Year published: 08/10/2015

In 2015, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) conducted Seasonal Agricultural Surveys (SAS) covering season B that starts in March 2015 and ends with June 2015. This is a summary of key results and related tables about land use, crop land, agricultural inputs, agricultural practices and production. An annual comprehensive SAS Survey report will be published after covering all three agricultural seasons.

The sample is composed of two categories of respondents: Agricultural Operators1 and Large Scale Farmers (LSF)2.The sampling method used was a dual frame sampling design combining selected area frame sample3 segments and a list of Large Scale Farmers.Coverage of 540 segments was spread throughout the country with 24,911 agricultural operators in Season B phase 1 from which 5,337 agricultural operators were selected during Second Phase. Furthermore, enumerated Large Scale Farmers in screening phase were 558 in 2015 Season B, of which 194 Large Scale Farmers were selected during Second Phase.