Meetings and events

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African Commission on Agricultural Statistics - 23

04 Dec 2013 - 07 Dec 2013


AFCAS brings together senior statistics officials from FAO member countries of the African continent, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics in their respective countries.

Third FAO regional workshop on statistics for greenhouse gas emissions

02 Dec 2013 - 03 Dec 2013

Casablanca, Morocco

The FAO workshop brings together high-level staff of Ministries of Agriculture or Agricultural National Statistical Agencies and Bureaus responsible for national GHG reporting under international climate policy processes, to help further the conversation on how to improve statistics for GHG emissions.

International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VI)

23 Oct 2013 - 25 Oct 2013

ICAS is a series of conferences based on the overarching need for agricultural data worldwide. The theme of the conference is “Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, and Rural Development. Linking statistics with decision making”. Hosted by the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics.

Measuring food insecurity for policy guidance and evaluation. Open issues and possible solutions. CFS side event

07 Oct 2013 - 11 Oct 2013

FAO Headquarters, Rome

Monitoring food insecurity to effectively target and evaluate policies and programs is still problematic. Hunger indicators exist for monitoring the state of countries’ food insecurity, but they are clearly insufficient to provide the necessary disaggregation of the various causes and consequences of food insecurity.

Global Strategy Scientific Advisory Committee meeting

18 Jul 2013 - 19 Jul 2013

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The objective of the Scientific Advisory Committee is to advise on the implementation of the research plan. The role of the Global Strategy research plan and an overview of the research programme was presented.