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The web services associated with the geopolitical ontology have been updated and now include data sources. As an example, for Country population the indicated source is FAOSTAT, while for GDP it is the World Bank. For an overview, see the Country population data of Brazil:...
10 Nov 2010
Welcome to the fourth newsletter of the FAO Country Profiles portal. This edition gives a focus on the large Catalog of data sources available in the FAO Country Profiles. You will find background information about the completed Photo gallery....
28 Oct 2010
A couple of slides on FAO's geopolitical ontology and web services have been prepared and shared on http://www.slideshare.net/faoaims/faos-geopolitical-ontology-and-services. The purpose of these slides is to summarize some background information about the FAO Country Profiles and to introduce the Geopolitical Ontology. The presentation contains...
18 Oct 2010
The third newsletter of the FAO Country Profiles portal has arrived. Inside you will find a focus on 'Standards and Reference Data for country-based information' and a special feature about the 'Nutrition Country Profiles '. The Newsletter also provides information regarding the 'FAO...
24 Aug 2010
The version 1.1 of the geopolitical ontology includes a structured description of FAO, UN and internationally recognized data sources. It consists of source name, source identifier, source creator, source modified date. In addition, the new version also defines concepts using Dublin...
07 Jul 2010
The second newsletter of the FAO Country Profiles portal has arrived. Inside you will find a focus on 'More statistics for decision makers' and a special feature of 'FAO's Gender and Land Rights database'. It also provides tips about 'How to find country...
24 Jun 2010
The FAO Country Profiles are offering links to the Gender and Land Rights database. This database contains qualitative and quantitative information on relevant legal, institutional and socio-economic factors determining gender-differentiated land rights. By providing country-based information, the database constitutes a practical...
02 Jun 2010
You can now easily and quickly access key statistics simply clicking on the country profile at you interest. In the right side of each country profiles page, you can now find a box which features the following basic statistical data: Land area:...
27 Apr 2010
The FAO Country Profiles newsletter will keep the portal's users and partners up-to-date on the latest news and progress. It will also feature resources and provide interesting tips and links. The FAO Country Profiles portal is a cross-initiative and pioneering...
31 Mar 2010
Now linked from the FAO Country Profiles are a dozen of CountrySTAT web sites. The longer-term objective for CountrySTAT is to achieve global coverage. The links are available once in the 'Economic Situation' sector of a country. For example Cameroon: http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index/en/?lang=en&iso3=CMR&subj=3.
10 Mar 2010