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FAOSTAT agri-environmental dataset on Temperature Change

Rome, 2 October 2017 - FAO launches today in FAOSTAT a new data domain within its set of agri-environmental data products, on Temperature change. The FAOSTAT Temperature Change dataset contains nationally-aggregated data on observed mean surface temperature changes, by country, over the period 1961–2016, with respect to the 1951-1980 climatology, takes as the reference period. This FAOSTAT dataset is developed in collaboration with the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA-GISS) and will be updated annually. [more]

Meetings and events

Global Consultation on the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020), Volume 2 Operational Guidelines

01 Dec 2017 -

The FAO Statistics Division (FAO ESS) has recently prepared the final draft of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020), Volume 2 Operational Guidelines based on countries experiences.

African Statistics Day 2017

18 Nov 2017 -

Every year, on 18 November, African countries celebrates the African Statistics Day (ASD) with the objective of raising public awareness about the importance of statistics in economic and social development.

African Commission on Agricultural Statistics - 25

13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017

Entebbe, Uganda

AFCAS brings together senior statistics officials from FAO member countries of the African continent, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics in their respective countries.