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.
11 Mar 2009 - Bhutan
The system contains regularly updated statistical data on land use, agricultural productions, exports and imports of agricultural products, agricultural inputs, commodity prices, farm machineries, and development infrastructures.
11 Mar 2009 - Nairobi
The CountrySTAT is a national statistical information system for food and agriculture that harmonizes and integrates data on food and agriculture. Producers of food and agricultural statistics can harmonize and smoothly publish their national and sub-national statistics.