Report of the Twenty- Second Session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics

 

RAP PUBLICATION 2008/13

 REPORTof the

TWENTY- SECOND SESSION OF THE
ASIA AND PACIFIC COMMISSION ON AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS

9 – 13 June 2008
Kuching, Malaysia
 

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (RAP)
BANGKOK, 2008


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acronyms
INTRODUCTION
FAO’S ACTIVITIES IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS DURING 2006–2008
  Overview of FAO’s Activities in Asia and the Pacific Region since the 21st Session of APCAS
  Final Draft Report on the FAO/Japan Project GCP/RAS/184/JPN – Strengthening Regional Data Exchange System on Food and Agricultural Statistics in Asia and Pacific Countries
  Expert Consultation on Farmers’ Income Statistics
  Highlights of the Fourth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-IV)
  Other Information Items
STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS IN COUNTRIES OF THE REGION
  Compendium of the Metadata for National Agricultural Statistics in Selected APCAS Countries: Experience and Preliminary Findings
  Recent Developments in Agricultural Statistics in the Countries of the Region (update by member countries on selected topics)
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS AND INDICATORS FOR MEASURING PROGRESS IN RURAL AND AGRICUL TURAL DEVELOPMENT: A JOINT FAO-WB STUDY
  Tracking Results in Agriculture and Rural Development in less-than-ideal Conditions: A Sourcebook of Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation
  Validation at Country Level during the FAO-WB Study on Indicators for Tracking Results of Agriculture and Rural Development: Cambodia Case
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
  Rising Food Prices and the Role of Statisticians: Experiences and Recommendations
  The Role of National Statistics Offices in Agricultural Statistics and Agricultural Policy
WORLD PROGRAMME FOR THE CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE 2010 (WCA 2010) WITH MODULAR APPROACH
OTHER RELATED AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS TOPICS
  Forestry in Sarawak
  Implementation and Perspective of CountrySTAT in the Asia and Pacific Region
  Towards a Simplified Food Balance Sheet
  Gender Statistics for Agricultural and Rural Development in the Asia-Pacific Region: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
  Venues of next Sessions of APCAS
  Other Matters
ADOPTION OF THE REPORT AND CLOSING OF THE SESSION
APPENDICES
  A. AGENDA
  B. LIST OF DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS
  C. LIST OF DOCUMENTS
  D. INAUGURAL ADDRESS BY THE CHIEF MINISTER OF SARAWAK
  E. OPENING ADDRESS BY THE FAO ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL AND REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  F. WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE CHIEF STATISTICIAN, MALAYSIA
  G. MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COMMISSION AS OF OCTOBER 2008