|Agricultural Economist / Monitoring Specialist
Peter John Jarvis
Po Box 30029, St. Martins, Christchurch 8002, New Zealand.
Phone: +64 - 21 - 332 511 (NZ mobile); Philippines mobile +63 (0)9274175281
Fax: +64 - 3 - 332 5044 (c/- Keith Royce and Associates)
First Names: Peter John
DOB: 15 August 1950
Nationality: British and New Zealand
Civil Status: Separated
M.Sc., University of Wales, 1978/79 – Agricultural Economics
B.Sc. (Hons, 2/1); University of Nottingham, 1970/74 – Agricultural Science
Cert. Agriculture, Royal Agricultural College, UK, 1968/69 - Agriculture
Language Skills: English fluent; Indonesian basic.
Memberships of Professional Societies:
Member, New Zealand Institute of Agricultural Science
Member, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
Member New Zealand Association of Resource Management
Summary of skills:
Agricultural economics, Monitoring and evaluation, Agricultural extension and training, Rural survey, Regional policy analyst, Waste Audit, Farming systems research, Farm management, Cost-Benefit analysis, Financial analyst, Project management.
Country experience: (most recent first)
Afghanistan, Philippines, East Timor, China, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, St. Lucia (Caribbean), Swaziland.
Present position: Self-employed consultant
PREVIOUS CONSULTING POSITIONS
October – November 2004 (2 months): Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser, Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project (Traditional Irrigation Component), Afghanistan. Developed M&E Plan for the project including the development and implementation of the Baseline Survey with NGO partners.
October 2003 – June 2004 (6 months): Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Caraballo and Southern Cordillera Agricultural Development Programme. Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Assessed the current M&E system for CASCADE; revised current procedures and systems; prepared a new M&E Field Manual; with the 11 M&E staff produced a new 2004 Work Plan and budget; trained CASCADE and partner staff in new systems and procedures; downloaded relevant data and systems to partner agencies; backstopping of final review mission in June 2004.
March – May 2003 (2 months): Field Survey Manager, East Timor Demographic and General Health Survey 2003. Mobilised survey team of 86 staff (field survey team leaders, deputy team leaders, enumerators, and drivers) including procurement of field equipment, training, coordination of training venue and materials, vehicle supply, field logistics, banking and funding. Undertook 3 field visits with 3 teams to check progress of survey methodology and implementation.
February to November 2002 (9 months): Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Australia East Timor Rural Development Program.
Designed, managed and analysed data for the 600 household, Baseline Survey in three remote districts of East Timor. The survey was conducted over 12 weeks, including 6 weeks of fieldwork, and employed 15 field staff. Coordinated all arrangements for the survey, including the engagement of 10 enumerators, two drivers and forward scouts; investigated the capability of local institutions and organisations to undertake baseline studies to establish the social, economic, agricultural and environmental condition of the localities in which the AETRDP will operate. Worked intensively with the Statistics Office of the Ministry of Finance and Planning who took an active role in the study.
As part of the baseline survey, organized and ran the week-long workshop to train the enumerators in the survey methodology and to pre-test the survey questionnaire. Accompanied the field survey team to all 13 Suco surveyed, visited remote aldea with the field staff, and stayed in the villages with the team.
Other responsibilities include developing systems to monitor Phase 1 Rapid Impact Projects and Technical Resource Service Centre Services. Developed M&E Plan for the monitoring of AETRDP Phase 2 (years 2-5 of the program). Constructed farm models of possible Phase 2 interventions using information from the Baseline Survey and input from district staff.
August 2002 (24 days): Environmental Economist / Monitoring Specialist, Alxa League Environmental Rehabilitation and Management Project, Inner Mongolia, PRC. Undertook a further input for this position. Updated M&E Framework, trained local counterparts in M&E systems. Undertook comprehensive review of local capabilities, Banner PMO and sub-project monitoring plans. Made recommendations for M&E counterpart training and M&E unit staffing. Established the PMO M&E unit and systems.
October to December 2001: Environmental Economist / Monitoring Specialist, Alxa League Environmental Rehabilitation and Management Project, Inner Mongolia, PRC. Constructed monitoring and evaluation framework with linkages to sub-projects, trained PMO staff in simple M&E techniques.
September 2001. Completed a waste audit, on contract with Landcare Research Ltd, for City Care Ltd, a Christchurch City Council trading enterprise.
2001 (15 days) Team leader / Monitoring Specialist, Smallholder Dry Areas Resource Management Project, Zimbabwe: Reviewed project logframe and baseline survey data. Analysed and reported on baseline survey data with national economist, revised farm household survey and survey of institutions, made recommendations for design and methodology to be used in project impact assessment. Client: GRM International / IFAD.
2001 (28 days) Wulian Apple Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring specialist. Analysed the field data gathered by project technical monitoring staff during 2000. Summarised project time-series data. Prepared final project monitoring report. Presented seminar on M&E results to PMO and Forestry Bureau staff.
2000 (28 days) Wulian Apple Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring specialist. Analysed the field data gathered by project technical monitoring staff during 1999.
1999 (28 days) Wulian Apple Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring specialist. Analysed the field data gathered by project technical monitoring staff during 1998. Trained technicians and PMO in database management techniques.
1998 (28 days) Wulian Apple Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring specialist. Analysed the field data gathered by project technical monitoring staff during 1997. The analysis reports on the main project activities, farm household economic activity, and all farm enterprises (fruit crops by variety, food crops by type of crop and livestock by type of livestock).
1997 (35 days) Wulian Apple Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring Specialist. Designed and established economic and social monitoring and evaluation system for this project. The economic component involves the collection of data at the household and enterprise level; enterprise level data distinguishes between traded and non-traded inputs and caters for relay cropping (more than one crop grown in one year) and inter-cropping (more than one crop grown on the same area of land at the same time). Data is being collected for a sample of households in 5 townships and 14 villages in Wulian County, Shandong Province. Social data is being collected to monitor living standards, the use of labour (by activity and gender), and technology adoption within the project area. Project Management Office and technical staff were trained in M&E methodology during the mission.
1997 (42 days) Integrated Land Use Systems Project. People’s Republic of China. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Monitoring Specialist. ILUS established a system of farm and household monitoring in order to assess project impacts. The data collected enabled the performance of project and non-project farmers to be compared. Data was collected for animal and crop production, use of inputs (including labour), cash revenues and purchases and for the use of non-market transactions. The consultant reviewed the methodology used for data collection and the survey design, undertook data analysis for the 4 project sites and wrote the final project monitoring report. The contract involved field visits to each of the 4 project sites and the involvement of farmers, technicians and senior project management in the review.
1994 (35 days) IFAD funded “Socio-economic and Production Systems Study and Feasibility Study of the Eastern Islands Smallholder Livestock Development Project”, Indonesia. Financial Analyst/Agricultural Economist. Constructed crop and animal enterprise budgets, whole-farm household models and regionally aggregated budgets; financial analysis of project at the farm and enterprise level including the impact of credit arrangements; economic evaluation at the project level; sensitivity analysis with respect to changes in product prices and input costs and the analysis of the impact of exchange rate movements.
1993 (61 days) ADB TA for ANZDEC Ltd in Papua New Guinea. Agricultural Economist. Reviewed and evaluated all research and extension capability for PNG and made recommendations for the establishment of a National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI). The report included the economic analysis for the proposed institutional strengthening and the benefits likely to accrue from a more effective research and extension organisation for the agricultural sector nationally.
1991 (14 months) ADB TA for ANZDEC Ltd in Papua New Guinea - Department of Agriculture and Livestock. Farm Management Information System Specialist. Established a small Farm Management Unit within the Policy Programming and Budgeting Division of DAL; developed survey and reporting methodology for the regular and continuous collection of farm management data from the PNG smallholder and largeholder agriculture sector. A computer information database was also developed during this assignment.
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
1994 - 2000 Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd, Lincoln (A Crown Research Institute). Agricultural Economist / Monitoring Specialist (International Business group)
Undertook 4 assignments as Monitoring Specialist, for NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in People’s Republic of China. These assignments were to the Wulian Apple Project, Shandong Province, and to the Integrated Land Use Systems Project, Guezou Province. Field data was collected from farm households, at the township and village level, across all projects sites. The data captures whole-household and enterprise data for measuring project benefits. The enterprise level data distinguishes between traded and non-traded inputs and caters for relay cropping (more than one crop grown in one year) and inter-cropping (more than one crop grown on the same area of land at the same time) in addition to data on fruit tree and livestock enterprises. Social data was collected to monitor living standards, the use of labour (by activity and gender), and technology adoption within the project area. Project Management Office staff / technicians were trained in monitoring techniques and in data analysis.
Domestic contract research, undertaken for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, included a National Survey of Agricultural Sector debt and a National Survey of Agricultural Sector compliance costs; this work was undertaken to enable the Ministry to monitor trends in the sector.
Other research undertaken for MAF contributed to the Ministry’s environmental monitoring objectives, this included: work on the economics of strategies for reducing nitrate leaching to groundwater on arable farms, dairy farms and market gardens and a study on the environmental impacts of rural subdivision. Also undertook a waste audit of the Christchurch City Council solid waste stream as part of the development of a monitoring system for the urban waste stream.
Other work included evaluating the economic benefits to New Zealand of introducing biological agents for the control of plant pests; a comparative study on the economics of managing pastoral land for conservation and production and the development of financial indices of complementarity for forage resources and a study on optimal fertiliser strategies for high country pastoral land.
1992 - 94 MAF / Agriculture New Zealand (Agribusiness Services Group). Senior Agribusiness Consultant. The Agribusiness Services Group was formed as part of the commercial restructuring of MAF. Duties included commercial consultancy to domestic and international clients. This role included advising the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on the impact of adverse events on the region, including monitoring the impact of the adverse climatic events of 1992 on the region’s farms and on the rural economy in Canterbury. Two international assignments were undertaken, these were: Team economist for the 1991 Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance which reviewed and evaluated the research and extension capabilities of the PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock and made recommendations for institutional strengthening; Financial Analysts for the 1994 IFAD funded “Socio-economic and Production Systems Study and Feasibility Study of the Eastern Islands Smallholder Livestock Development Project”, Indonesia.
1990 - 1991 Papua New Guinea - Department of Agriculture and Livestock. Farm Management Information System Specialist. Seconded to the Papua New Guinea DAL as Farm Management Information System Specialist to undertake the 1991 ADB TA for ANZDEC Ltd “Strengthening the Department of Agriculture and Livestock’s Farm Management Information System”. Established a small Farm Management Unit within the Policy Programming and Budgeting Division of DAL; developed survey and reporting methodology for the regular and continuous monitoring of the PNG smallholder and largeholder agriculture sector. Trained counterpart staff in farm management methods. A computer information database was also developed during this assignment.
1981 - 90 Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Regional Agricultural Economist.
Regional responsibility for financial and physical monitoring of the seven regional representative farm types. Trained farm advisory officers in farm monitoring techniques and financial analysis. Took a leading role in establishing the Regional Rural Finance Committee set up by Minister of Agriculture to monitor the agricultural situation during the economic crisis in farming after 1984. Worked in partnership with agricultural consultants in micro-economic analysis of sheep and beef, deer and horticultural production systems. Developed computer-based reporting systems; prepared regional and national agricultural sector reports.
Other work included working with clients on a wide range investment decisions in agriculture and horticulture; provided policy advice to central government on the state of agriculture in the region and advised on the implications of the government’s deregulation of the agricultural sector. Other duties included cost/benefit analysis for community irrigation schemes and industry strategic planning. Developed computer models for monitoring and for investment analysis for deer, horticulture and forestry. Developed stochastic models to account for risk for farm type models and for the analysis of capital projects.
1980 - 81 St Lucia Livestock Development Project, Barbados. Technical and Financial Adviser.
Technical advice to the project in liaison with consultant Dr R. Preston. Financial control of project funds as holder of imprest account. Implementation of developmental works. Secretary of Steering Committee chaired by Minister of Agriculture. Extension of project technology to smallholder satellite farmers.
1976 - 80 Department of Conservation and Extension, Zimbabwe. Provincial Farm Management Specialist (1979-80); Conservation and Extension Officer (Animal and Pasture) (1976-79) As a provincial Specialist: Provided financial and economic advisory support to farmers and extension officers; organised farm management training courses for provincial staff; undertook feasibility studies; assessed applications for loans for farm development. As an extension officer: Worked closely with South Matopos and Limpopo Intensive Conservation Area committees as the government’s representative; these committees were responsible for the conservation and sustainable land management for all land within their districts. Extension advice to farmers on farm planning and development, land use classification, grazing management, animal nutrition, animal breeding, financial and production record keeping. Responsible for gazing trials run by the Department to evaluate different systems of grazing management.
1975 Commonwealth Development Corporation, Swaziland. Agricultural Trainee/Section Manager (Livestock). Duties included: day-to-day management of the legume and improved pasture sites; the collection of seed stock from trial plots; field evaluation of improved pastures; field implementation and responsibility for livestock feeding trials in particular the evaluation of improved nutrition on the growth rates and calving percentages of first calving Africander heifers; implemented the testing of all cattle under the brucellosis eradication programme.
In-service training courses attended
New Zealand training
NZ Treasury course on Investment Appraisal of Capital Projects, 1982
Lincoln College course on Extension Skills, 1983
Management by Objectives Workshop (MAF regional managers course), 1986
Strategic Planning Workshop (South Island managers), 1988
Basic Programming Course, Otago Polytechnic 1983
Departmental training: Computer Use and Software Development (several courses)
Application of Computer Models in Farm Management, Extension and Training, Queensland Agricultural College, University of Queensland, Australia, 1983
National Agricultural Outlook Conference / Workshops, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Canberra, Australia 1982
Forestry Research Institute course on the use of STANDPAK Stand Evaluation Computer Package for Radiata Pine, 1988
Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions, Otago University, 1988
The Counsellor Salesperson, Wilson Learning MAF, 1992
Data Analysis, Massey University, 1992
Writing for Science Publications, Landcare Research, 1998
Visual Basic for Scientists and Engineers, Canterbury University, 1999
1976-1978 Department of Conservation and Extension, Zimbabwe
Land use planning 1 and 2
1975 Mananga Agricultural Management Centre, Swaziland
Leadership and Management Games Course, CDC, Swaziland
Main Publications: most recent first:
Jarvis, P.J. Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan, Ministry of Irrigation, Water Resources and Environment, ADB Loan No. 1997-AFG: Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project: Traditional Irrigation Component (TIC): Monitoring and Evaluation Plan. Report number: TIC 09, November 2004.
Jarvis, P.J. CASCADE M&E Field Manual (Version 3). Department of Agriculture, Caraballo and Southern Cordillera Agricultural Development Programme. March 2004.
Jarvis, P.J. Monitoring & Evaluation Plan for Australia East Timor Rural Development Program Phase 2. ACIL Consultants. November 2002.
Jarvis, P.J; Field, S. Economic models to investigate the likely costs and benefits of some agricultural improvement interventions for AETRDP Phase 2. Australia East Timor Rural Development Program. ACIL Consultants. October 2002.
Jarvis, P.J. Baseline survey of farm households in project locations: District and suco level data (Reports for Aileu, Bobonaro, Viqueque). Australia East Timor Rural Development Program. ACIL Consultants. July 2002.
Jarvis P.J; McNicol J. An Audit of the City Care Ltd Waste Stream. Landcare contract research report prepared for City Care Ltd (a Local Government Trading Enterprise), Christchurch, September 2001.
Jarvis, P.J; Guveya E. Smallholder Dry Areas Resource Management Project: Report on the review of baseline surveys and project logframe, and recommendations for the design and implementation of a project impact assessment system. GRM International Ltd. June 2001.
Jarvis, P.J.; Monitoring and evaluation results and interpretation: Wulian Apple Grower’s Development Assistance Project, Wulian County, Shandong Province, PRC (Draft report). Landcare Research NZ Ltd. April 2001. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Jarvis P.J.; Fowler S.V.; Syrette P. The economic benefits and costs of introducing a biological control agent, Gonioctena olivacea, for broom. Report by Landcare Research for NZ Environmental Risk Management Authority, New Zealand. July 2000. (Publication details not finalised)
Jarvis P.; Street A.: Audit of the Unsorted Component of the Christchurch City Council Waste Stream: October / November 1999. Landcare Research Contract Report LC9900/94. Prepared for Christchurch City Council, Waste Management Unit. May 2000
Wilkinson R.; Jarvis P: National Survey of New Zealand Agricultural Sector Debt 1998. Technical Paper 2000/16. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. June 2000. ISBN 0-478-20073-0 / ISSN 0-478-07465-4 (available on MAF Web-site).
Trangmar, B.B.; Jarvis, P.J.; Lin Zhi Bin, “WAP Report Number 9: Wulian Apple Grower’s Assistance Project, Wulian County, Shandong Province, PRC: Project Management Visit June 1998". Landcare Research NZ Ltd in association with Lincoln International Ltd and Hort+Research Ltd. October 1998. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Jarvis P, Wilkinson R., Compliance Costs of New Zealand Farmers: A study of costs and an exploration of issues. Landcare Research contract report number LC9798/149. October 1998. Prepared for MAF Policy Rural Policy Unit, Wellington. [Now published by MAF as an Information Paper No. 24, Nov 1998. ISSN 1171 4654; ISBN 0-478-07986-9].
Wilkinson R., Jarvis P., Van der Lem T., New Zealand farmers' costs of compliance with legislation. Proceedings of annual conference of the New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Blenheim, 3–4 July 1998.
Hunter G, Jarvis P, Kilvington M, Partridge T, Webb T, MacDonald W, Saunders C. Biophysical and ecological impacts of rural subdivision. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC9798/117, prepared for MAF Policy, Wellington, June 1998. [Published by MAF as MAF Technical Paper 98/5]
Boswell C.C., Jarvis P.J., Hutchinson G.K., Summary and analysis of monitoring databases and programmes for sustainable land management: with special reference to tussock grasslands. Report prepared as part of FRST Contract No. C 10 637 (Sustainable high country pastoral systems). June 1998.
Jarvis, P.J, Metherell A., McIntosh P., The application of the “Outlook” Phosphate and Sulphur model and a GIS farm planning data base for financial and sustainable fertiliser decision making in the South Island high country: Submitted to the Primary Industry Management.
Jarvis, P.J., Webb T., Bright J., Robb C.: Economic impacts of irrigation and fertiliser strategies for controlling nitrate contamination of groundwater under intensive mixed cropping. Conference paper: Proc. NZ Institute of Agricultural Science and NZ Society for Horticultural Science Annual Convention. Napier NZ, 24 - 26 August 1998
Jarvis, P.J.; Harris, P.S., Financial and Forage Resource Indices for the Measurement of the Contribution of Different Pastoral Resources on High Country Farms. Submitted Rangeland Journal April 1999
Jarvis, P.J., Wilkinson, R., McCrostie-Little, H., Fitzgerald, G; Dunham, G., “Potential Implications for Rural Communities of Proposed Changes to Road Funding”. Contract Research Report for Local Government NZ, Rural Sector Group. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC9798/06, July 1997
Trangmar, B.B.; Yates, K.R.; Jarvis, P.J.; Li Xiao Yun; “WAP Report Number 5: Wulian Apple Grower’s Assistance Project, Wulian County, Shandong Province, PRC: Project Management Visit June 1997". Landcare Research NZ Ltd in association with Lincoln International Ltd and Hort+Research Ltd. June 1997. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Jarvis. P.J. “Integrated Land Use Project: Farm Monitoring Report. ILUS Report Number 26". Landcare Research, May 1997. Client: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Jarvis, P.J. “The Financial and Production Impacts of Mating Two-Tooth Ewes”. Landcare Research, Semi-arid Research Team, Contract report for MAF Policy, Wellington. New Zealand; June 1996.
Jarvis, P.J., Kelly, J., Beckingsale, B., "Rabbit and Land Management Programme: Final Report: Financial \ Economic Monitoring". Contract report prepared for Landcare Research, Rabbit and Land Management Programme. June 1995.
Cumberworth S., Bacon P., Jarvis P., Forestry and Community: Part 2 - Statistical data and commentary by wood supply region. Contract report: MAF Policy Technical Paper, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Wellington, NZ. January 1995. ISBN 0-478-07398.
Jarvis, P.J., Cumberworth, S. "Financial Viability of South Canterbury Dryland Sheep Farms: A Case Study Analysis Through Time". MAF Policy, South Central Region, July 1994. ISSN 1171-4662; ISBN 0-478-07389-5.
Jarvis, P.J., Stent, A.F., "Farm Management Information System: The Structure and Methodology of an Interactive Computer Information Base". Australian Agricultural Economics Society Conference, Victoria University, Wellington. February 1994.
Jarvis, P.J. "Papua New Guinea: Strengthening the Farm Management Information System of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock". Australian Agricultural Economics Society Conference, Victoria University, Wellington. February 1994.
Greer, R., Sillar, I., Chandler, G., Lorot, B., Jarvis, P.J., McEvoy, M. "Socio-Economic and Production Systems Study and Feasibility Study of the Eastern Islands Smallholder Livestock Development Project: Indonesia". ANZDEC LTD CONSULTANTS, Draft Final Report for IFAD, March 1994.
Sorrenson, W., Bryant, R., Jarvis, P.J., Natera, O., Quartermain, A., Pitt, T., Joblin, D., Levitt, M., Sagir, B. "Agricultural Research and Extension Project (Phase 2): Papua New Guinea", ANZDEC LTD CONSULTANTS, Asian Development Bank TA No.1587-PNG. November 1993.
Jarvis, P.J., Kelly, J., Beckingsale, B., "Rabbit and Land Management Programme: Economic Monitoring". Contract report prepared for Landcare Research, Rabbit and Land Management Programme. MAY 1993.
Jarvis, P.J., Forbes, R. "A Stochastic Model For Financial Forecasting at the Farm Level: A Case Study for Two Central Otago Sheep and Beef Farms". MAF Policy Technical Paper 92/16. Prepared for MAF Policy Wellington, December 1992. (ISSN 1171-4662, ISBN 0-477-08581-4).
Stent, A.F., Jarvis, P.J., Forbes, R.N. "A Financial Forecasting Simulation Model for Sheep, Beef and Cropping: Users Manual". Prepared for Rural Policy Unit, MAF Policy, New Zealand. July 1991.
Jarvis, P.J. "Recommendations for the Regular and Continuous Collection of Farm Management Data from the Papua New Guinea Smallholder and Largeholder Agriculture Sector". ANZDEC Ltd in association with Policy, Planning and Budgeting Division of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock of Papua New Guinea. December 1991.
Jarvis, P.J., Gubag, K. "Farm Budgeting Manual". ANZDEC Ltd in association with Policy, Planning and Budgeting Division of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock of Papua New Guinea. December 1991.
Stent, A.F., Stent, L.M., Jarvis, P.J. "Farm Management Information System: A Manual for the Systems Maintenance of the Computer Information Base". ANZDEC Limited in association with Dr A.F. Stent and Ms L.M. Stent, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. October 1991.
Jarvis, P.J., Gubag, K. "Report on Farm Management Survey of Smallholder Coffee Growers, Western and Southern Highlands Provinces". ANZDEC Limited in association with Policy, Planning and Budgeting Division of Department of Agriculture and Livestock of Papua New Guinea. October 1991.
Jarvis, P.J., Allen, M., Rahman, M.D., Gubag, K., Kondorr, W. "Farm Management Information Unit and Rural Statistics Section: A Review of their Role, Staffing Requirements and Organisational Structure." ANZDEC Ltd in association with Policy, Planning and Budgeting Division of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock of Papua New Guinea. September 1991.
Jarvis, P.J., Gubag, K. "Report on Survey of Smallholder Cocoa Growers, Karkar Island, Madang Province. ANZDEC Limited in association with Department of Agriculture and Livestock and Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea. August 1991.
Jarvis, P.J., Yarbro, S., Gubag, K., Kondorr, W., "DAL/Cocoa Board: Cost of Production and Plantation Viability Survey (1991)". ANZDEC Limited in association with Department of Agriculture and Livestock and Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea. May 1991.
Jarvis, P.J, "Rural Policy Unit Research Project 89/6. Farm Monitoring: Validation of Sub-regional Models from Department of Statistics Data". Contract report prepared for MAF, Rural Policy Unit. June 1990.
Jarvis, P.J., Stent A.F. Harvey S., "A Stochastic Model for Financial Forecasting at the Farm Level". Contract report for MAF Technology Rural Policy Unit. November 1989.
Jarvis, P.J., Perley, C. Economic Evaluation of Agroforestry in Otago (A study from the Investor and Farmer Viewpoint) MAF Technology South Region Ministry of Forestry joint project. May 1989. Client: Otago Regional Development Council/South Otago Farm Forestry Association.
Jarvis, P.J., Sheep and Beef Cattle Gross Margin Software: In support of Agroforestry Model "Agro" (A component of STANDPAK - Stand Evaluation Package for Radiata Pine), February 1989. Client: Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, Ministry of Forestry.
Jarvis, P.J., et al. Lower Waitaki Hydro Electric Investigations: Land and Agriculture Working Party. MAFCorp/MAFTech Report on the Physical and Economic Impact of the Scheme Proposals on Agricultural Production and Farm Properties. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, February 1989. Client: Works Consultancy Services, Wellington, New Zealand.
Jarvis, P.J, Stent A.F, and Harvey, S., A Stochastic Model for Financial Forecasting at the Farm Level, Integrated Systems Analysis and Climate Impacts: Proceedings of a Workshop on Systems Analysis, Rural Policy Unit, MAF Technology, pp 97 120, 1989.
Jarvis, P.J., Treasury Review of Central Otago Community Irrigation Schemes: Commissioned by MAFCorp, Economic Consultancy Unit, to provide analytical data for New Zealand Treasury evaluation of 18 Central Otago Community Irrigation Schemes December 1988.
Jarvis, P.J., Horticultural Monitoring Report - Stone fruit June 1988, December 1988. National Co-ordinator for MAFTech New Zealand Stone fruit Sector Monitoring Model.
Arthur-Worsop, M.J., Jarvis, P.J., Ross, K.C., "A Preliminary Assessment of the Asset Value of Community Irrigation Schemes". August 1987. Confidential Report commissioned by Ministry of Works and Development, Wellington.
Jarvis, P.J., Tither, P.M., Commissioned by Waitaki Catchment Commission: A Spreadsheet Model for the Economic Analysis of Hill and High Country Development. September 1986.
Jarvis, P.J., Otago Region: Financial Farm Monitoring Reports. 1984-1986 Issued in March, August and November, Advisory Services Division, MAF.
Jarvis, P.J., Report to Working Party: Maniototo Irrigation Scheme Economic Analysis. MAF/MOWD, October 1984.
Jarvis, P.J., Diversification in Otago Agriculture and Horticulture. Advisory Services Division, MAF, May 1985.
Jarvis, P.J., Foster, W., 40 hectare Orchard Model for the Waitaki Valley, North Otago, Advisory Services Division, MAF, July 1986.
Jarvis, P.J., et al. Otago Long-Range Strategic Planning: Forestry/Agroforestry 1986. Advisory Services Division, MAF.
Jarvis, P.J., et al. Methods of Hogget Selection: Economic Evaluation. Advisory Services Division: Breeding and Selection Handbook, 1983.
Jarvis, P.J., Strategic Planning Report (Otago): Regional and Industry Priorities. Advisory Services Division, September 1984.