26 Oct 2009 - Accra, Ghana

Second CountrySTAT Consultative Meeting

The aim of the Consultative Meeting was to study the status of CountrySTAT activities in current project countries and to confer with Member Nations and relevant regional and international stakeholders on the further development and harmonization of agricultural statistical activities to be planned and conducted under the FAO CountrySTAT Initiative. Feedback [...]
22 Oct 2009 - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
The Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Water Resources today announced the official launch of CountrySTAT Burkina Faso, a Web-based information system that delivers improved access to better quality statistics on food and agriculture at national and subnational levels.
25 Jun 2009 - Bamako, Mali
Representatives from several national institutions attended the launch ceremony for CountrySTAT Mali in the national capital today. The ceremony was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fousseny Mariko, and attracted attendees from Mali's food and agricultural and statistics sectors, as well as local media.
11 May 2009 - Rome, Italy
Bill Gates co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf met in Rome today to discuss the role of agricultural development in reducing world hunger and poverty.
16 Mar 2009 - Bhutan
With the launching of CountrySTAT-Bhutan, policy- and decision-makers, as well as local development officials, will now have access to comprehensive and updated statistical agriculture information needed for improved food and livelihood security in the country.