CoverGCP/RAS/184/JPN     Field Document No. 5/2005
Strengthening the Regional Data Exchange System on Food and Agricultural Statistics in Asia and Pacific Countries (GCP/RAS/184/JPN)
Report of the Fourth Focal Points Meeting and Technical Consultation
Bangkok, Thailand, 5–7 October 2005

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Bangkok, Thailand
© FAO 2005

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Strengthening Regional Data Exchange System on
Food and Agricultural Statistics in Asia and Pacific Countries

(GCP/RAS/184/JPN)

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GCP/RAS/184/JPN
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Contents

Abbreviations and acronyms

I.     Fourth Focal Points Meeting

Introduction

Overview and objectives

Opening session

Opening statement from the representative of the donor government

Election of officers

Adoption of agenda and timetable

Review of the work plan for GCP/RAS/184/JPN

Comments arising from the presentation

Review of the RDES and the country webpages

Implementation of national seminars

Report of the Expert Consultation on Analysis and Dissemination of Census and Survey Data

Highlights and major recommendations

Closing session

II.     Technical Consultation

Overview and objectives

Estimation of percent of undernourished

Agricultural census data tabulation and analysis

Using statistics for policy work

Agricultural statistics’ data analysis for decision-making in Thailand

Agricultural production survey and data analysis for decision-making in Japan

Summary of the Technical Consultation and closing

Annexes

Annex 1:     Agenda and timetable

Annex 2:     List of participants

Annex 3:     Welcome Address by the Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Annex 4:     Opening Address by Kenji Kamikura, Senior Statistician of the Statistics Planning Division, Statistics Department, MAFF, Japan

Annex 5:     List of items and description codes

Annex 6:     Review of the Workplan for GCP/RAS/184/JPN