Meetings and events

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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

Expert meeting on emerging activities to combat climate change – use of FAO data and IPCC GHG inventory guidelines for agriculture and land use

13 Nov 2014 - 14 Nov 2014

The objective of this joint FAO-IPCC-IFAD Expert Meeting is to discuss the use of FAO data and IPCC GHG Inventory Guidelines for AFOLU with a view on emerging activities to combat climate change.

Technical review meeting on the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020

07 Nov 2014 - 08 Nov 2014

FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy

The meeting is organised to gather expert opinion on the developments of the World Programme for the Census of Agricultural 2020 (WCA2020).

The Food Insecurity Experience Scale training workshop

20 Oct 2014 - 22 Oct 2014

FAO Headquarters

This technical training workshop is aimed at statisticians and food security analysts. Participants will learn and consolidate the basic elements of Item Response Theory, and in particular, the Rasch Model that provides the psychometric foundation for the analysis of FIES data.

International statistical meetings

09 Sep 2014 - 12 Sep 2014

FAO Headquarters

FAO statistics division will be hosting a series of high level meetings to promote and support the collection and dissemination of agricultural statistics globally.