PSA-ARMM conducts Q4 RDR on AgStat

December 30, 2017Press Release Ref No.: 2017-004
PSA-ARMM conducted the Regional Data Review (RDR) on Agricultural Statistics for the 4th Quarter of 2017 last December 20-22, 2017 at SOCD Conference Room, PSA-ARMM Regional Office, Cotabato City.
Regional Data Review (RDR) for Agricultural Statistics (AgStat) is a quarterly activity of each Regional Statistical Service Office of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) participated by the Regional Director (RD), Chief of Statistical Operations and Coordination Division (SOCD), Provincial Statistics Officers (PSO), Regional and Provincial Focal Persons (RF/PFPs) for AgStat. This is usually conducted after the Provincial Data Review (PDR) of each Provincial Office. Data Review activities aim to re-validate and evaluate the accuracy of figures and appropriateness of remarks indicated in the compiling system. RDR further reviews the results of PDR to be able to consolidate for regional estimates which will then be reviewed during the National Data Review.
The data being reviewed in this activity includes statistics on Cereals such as Palay and Corn; Other Crops (CrPS) such as Fruits, Non-Food and Industrial Crops (NFICs), and Vegetables; Farm Prices (FPAS); Fisheries including Aquaculture, Commercial, Marine Municipal and Inland Fisheries; and Backyard Livestock and Poultry.
Ms. Norhayyah A. Tula, Senior Statistical Specialist and the Regional Focal Person presented the issues and status of submitted reports per province. On the other hand, Mr. Akan G. Tula, Supervising Statistical Specialist of PSA-Maguindanao presented the issues and updates on the 3rd Quarter 2017 NDR.
The PSA-ARMM RDR team reviewed and validated the provincial data on Other Crops (Fruits, NFICs & Vegetables), Fisheries sector (Aquaculture, Commercial, Municipal & Inland), Cereals or (PCPS) Palay and Corn; and BLPS/CLPS (Backyard Livestock and Poultry EDRW). Each of the provinces were able to submit their reports before the end of the RDR.
The 3rd day of RDR focused on the consolidation and submission of validated reports and the presentation of regional estimates. The final regional estimates for Other Crops (CrPS), Fisheries and FPAS were presented by Ms. Tula; Cereals/PCPS was presented by Mr. Tula; while the BLPS results were presented by Mr. Medzhor A. Tan, PSO of PSA-Sulu.
Results of RDR will then be further reviewed during the National Data Review (NDR) on January 2018 which will be attended by Mr. Pendaliday and Ms. Marilou A. Gorospe, Statistical Specialist II.
(Sgd) ABUBAKAR S. ASAAD, Ph.D. (Statistics)
Regional Director, PSA-ARMM