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UBOS launches agricultural information site

14 Jul 2010

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in conjunction with the ministry of Agriculture have launched the CountryStat, a web-based information system that delivers improved access to better quality statistics on food and agriculture at national and sub-national levels.

Workshop on methodology for the compilation of supply utilization accounts and Food Balance Sheets

13 Jul 2010

FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy

The Workshop is designed to bring together a group of experienced economists, nutritionists, and statisticians from both inside and outside of FAO and to provide a forum to discuss the uses of SUA/FBS, identify strengths and weaknesses of the current compilation system, discuss alternative approaches and procedures to improve the [...]

Web system set to revolutionize economy

12 Jul 2010

The Morogoro working session made up of 14 experts were drawn from the Secretariat of the CountrySTAT, a web based system designed for Tanzania by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

FAO provides free access to statistics treasure trove

09 Jul 2010

FAO is granting free and open access to its central data repository, FAOSTAT, the world's largest and most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, and hunger, the UN agency announced today.

Ministry, UBOS launch agriculture web data system

21 Jun 2010

Speaking at the launch of CountryStat Uganda website in Kampala on Wednesday, the executive director of UBOS, Mr J.B Male Mukasa, said agricultural data is an important planning tool since it is a driver of Uganda’s economy.