1 - 3 December 2013, Casablanca, Morocco
Back-to-back with the 23rd session of the African Commission on Agriculture Statistics (AFCAS). The Consultative Meeting will present:
• The main achievements and lessons learned from the CountrySTAT projects.
• The innovations in the CountrySTAT system using the FENIX platform and future technological developments such as the Open Data Network for sharing Agriculture and Food Security Information and web-based geospatial data management tools, semantic search engines and mobile data collection.
• Best practices of the CountrySTAT System: Ownership and sustainability, increased data availability/accessibility through the national One-Stop-Centre on Food and Agriculture statistics.
• Future Vision: Strengthening sustainable development of rural and agricultural statistical information targeting better integration of new scalable information technologies, to support food security and decision-making based on facts.
Terms of reference of the working group
Looking toward a new vision for CountrySTAT
Communication, Institutional Framework, Partnerships and Building Capacity component
List of Participants
Conclusions and Recommendations