Meetings and events

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UNFCCC West Africa Capacity Development Project- first training workshop in Rome

24 Feb 2015 - 25 Feb 2015

FAO Headquarters

As part of UNFCCC project activities, FAO has organized a three day training session on improving statistical data for forestry and land use, focusing on the Collect Earth tool.

Expert group meeting on agricultural cost of production statistics

21 Jan 2015 - 23 Jan 2015

Rome, Italy

The aim of this three-day workshop is to discuss and finalize the Handbook on Agricultural Cost of Production Statistics, a set of international statistical guidelines, sponsored by the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics. 

Workshop on food security in Somaliland: Analysis of the Household Survey 2013

18 Jan 2015 - 20 Jan 2015

Somalia, Hargeisa

The aim of this three-day workshop is to present the food security results obtained from the Somaliland Household Survey (SHS) 2013; discuss the results and collect feedback; provide a picture of available statistics and host a wide discussion. 

Regional workshop to strengthen capacities of Sahel countries in monitoring hunger

24 Nov 2014 - 27 Nov 2014

Nouakchott, Mauritania

The aim of this four-day workshop is to launch the Sahel project on strengthening capacities of Sahel countries in monitoring hunger. The project is financed by the Government of Italy and is targeting five countries: Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger.

African Statistics Day

18 Nov 2014

Every year, on 18 November, African countries celebrates the African Statistics Day (ASD) with the objective of raising public awareness about the importance of statistics in economic and social development. The theme for 2014 is open data for accountability and inclusiveness