Meetings and events

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UK donates $25 million to improve agricultural statistics

04 Apr 2012 -

The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) has signed an agreement with FAO to donate £16 million ($25 million) to support an innovative new global partnership that will improve the agricultural statistics available to governments and farmers around the world.

FAO statistical yearbook 2012

20 Mar 2012 -

Through employing data from global statistical providers, including FAO, the publication presents a visual synthesis of the major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions.

The fourth National Agricultural Census in Peru

06 Mar 2012 -

Lima, Peru

The Council of Ministers of Peru installed the Consultative Commission of the IV National Agricultural Census (IV CENAGRO) of Peru. The Commission was constituted under the presidency of Ministry of Agriculture and vice-presidency of National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI).

Regional training on the documentation and archiving of agricultural censuses and surveys for the Caribbean

05 Mar 2012 - 09 Mar 2012

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

This workshop aims to train participants from 13 countries in the region on the use of the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit, for the documentation of Agricultural Census and Surveys.

EAC/FAO Basic Training Workshop of CountrySTAT

05 Mar 2012 - 09 Mar 2012

Dar es Salaam, Republic of Tanzania

The objective of the workshop is to provide to national and regional staff of Burundi and EAC HQ a basic training on the CountrySTAT System to strengthen their capacity in agricultural statistics for food security.