Meetings and events

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First meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert group on Food Security, Agricultural and Rural Statistics (IAEG-AG)

28 Feb 2015 -

United Nations, New York

The IAEG-AG is tasked by the UN Statistical Commission to guide methodological developments in statistics for food security, sustainable agriculture, and rural development. 

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.