The workshop will provide practical guidance on best practices for carrying out coordinated and integrated censuses, including collection of agricultural census items in the population census for countries in the Caribbean.
The aim of the meeting is to officially launch the Implementation of the Global Strategy. The preparatory work done by a Coalition to support the Strategy, since the Meeting of Resource Partners in October 2011, will also be presented.
The first meeting of the Working Group on Agriculture Statistics was organized by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI), in cooperation with Instituto Brasileiro de Geografía y Estadistica (IBGE) and FAO.
The objective of the workshop was to familiarize the participants with the Action Plan for Africa and train them on the use of instruments designed for carrying out assessment of country capacity to produce agriculture statistics.
The workshop was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Arab Institute of Training and Research in Statistics (AITRS).