Meetings and events

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Workshop on improving statistics for food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development: an action plan for Africa

19 Jun 2012 - 21 Jun 2012

Kigali, Rwanda

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.

Regional workshop for the Pacific on linking population and housing censuses with agricultural censuses

28 May 2012 - 01 Jun 2012

Noumea, New Caledonia

The workshop was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, the first ever of its kind, and in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Paris21.

Regional workshop on use of sampling for agricultural censuses and surveys

14 May 2012 - 18 May 2012

Bangkok, Thailand

The FAO in collaboration with the Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific (AFMA), NASS of US Department of Agriculture, and Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), organized a Regional Workshop on Sampling for Agricultural Censuses and Surveys.

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.