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Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics - 28

10- 14 February 2020, Padma Resort Legian, Bali, Indonesia

In accordance with Article VI-1 of the FAO Constitution, the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) organized the twenty-eighth session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS 28), in Bali, 10-14 February 2020 at the kind invitation of Indonesia.

Purpose of the meeting

The Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS) is a statutory body of FAO. APCAS brings together senior statistics officials from FAO member countries of the Asia and Pacific region, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics in their respective countries. They review the developments in their agricultural statistics systems since the last session and exchange ideas with experts from FAO and other organizations on the state of food and agricultural statistics in the region. FAO uses this occasion to inform the member countries about its activities during the preceding biennium, particularly in Asia and the Pacific region.

The prominent themes on the Agenda of this session are: FAO activities in the Asia and the Pacific region, FAO’s Sustainable Development Goal Indicators, The World Programme of the Census of Agriculture and Integrated Agriculture Surveys, Subsector Statistics, Use of ICT, Quality Assurance Frameworks, Open Data and Data Dissemination.

Membership of the Commission

As per the Statute of the Commission, the membership of the Commission is open to all Member Nations of FAO and Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or partly in the Asia and the Pacific Region or who are responsible for the international relations of any non-self-governing territories in the Region. As of January 2020, 31 countries are members of APCAS, namely Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Lao PDR, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Tonga, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Viet Nam.

FAO member nations interested in becoming a member of the Commission are welcome to contact the APCAS-Secretary for guidance in this regard.

Participants

Apart from delegates nominated by the member countries, FAO partner institutions are also invited as observers with a right to speak. FAO technical experts from Regional Office and headquarters take part in the deliberations.

 

 

Meeting documents

APCAS/20/INF1    List of Documents

APCAS/20/INF2    Information Note

APCAS/20/INF3    List of Participants

APCAS/20/INF4    Statute of the Commission

APCAS/20/INF5    Report of the twenty-eighth session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on agricultural statistics

 

 

Presentations

 

APCAS/20/3.1

Overview of FAO’s activities in Asia and the Pacific Region and follow-up of the recommendations of the 27th Session of APCAS

APCAS/20/3.2

Response rates to FAO questionnaires and data collection plans for 2020-21

APCAS/20/3.3

Global Initiatives: FAO Capacity Development Programs

APCAS/20/4.1

Global Governance of the SDG Indicator and Monitoring Framework

APCAS/20/4.2

Statistical Capacity of Asian countries to monitor the FAO-relevant SDG indicators: results of the SDG Gap Assessment survey

APCAS/20/4.3.1

Governance and alignment of National and SDG Global Indicator Frameworks

APCAS/20/4.3.2

Governance and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators

APCAS/20/4.3.3

Governance of SDG indicators in Indonesia

APCAS/20/5.1

Overview of the Farm-based SDG Indicators

APCAS/20/5.2.1

SDG Indicator 2.4.1 - Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture in Viet Nam

APCAS/20/5.2.2

Sampling and data collection to compile 5.a.1 - Women’s secure access to agriculture land in Bhutan

APCAS/20/5.2.3

Food loss measurement feasibility study in Nepal: A case for tomato and milk

APCAS/20/5.2.4

Assessment of harvest and post- harvest losses of banana and mung bean commodities in Thailand

APCAS/20/6.1

Overview of Volume 2 of the WCA 2020: Operational Guidelines

APCAS/20/6.2

The 50x2030 initiative

APCAS/20/6.3.1

Implementation & results of Cambodia’s Integrated AGRISurvey 2019

APCAS/20/6.3.2

Nepal Establishment Based Statistics as Supplementary to Agriculture Statistics

APCAS/20/6.3.3

Linkages between Bhutan’s 2017 Population and Housing Census and the 2019 Renewable Natural Resources Census

APCAS/20/6.3.4

Results of the first Timor Leste Agriculture Census 2019

APCAS/20/6.3.5

Use of Administrative Land Records in India’s Agriculture Census

APCAS/20/6.3.6

2020 Fiji Agriculture Census

APCAS/20/6.3.7

Planning for the Samoa Agriculture Census 2020

APCAS/20/6.3.8

Experience integrating the Lao Economic and Agriculture Census listing

APCAS/20/7.1

Differences and complementarities of different assessments of food insecurity: the Prevalence of Undernourishment (PoU), Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) and Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS)

APCAS/20/7.2

New Methods for the Compilation of Food Balance Sheets

APCAS/20/7.3.1

Food Balance Sheet (FBS) of Sri Lanka

APCAS/20/7.3.2

Experiences and challenges in analysing survey data to monitor SDG Target 2.1 in Samoa

APCAS/20/7.3.3

Comparison of FIES and HFIAS in the Philippines

APCAS/20/7.4

On-line tools for FIES data validation and indicator compilation: Experience of Mongolia (FAO)

APCAS/20/8.1

National Quality Assurance Framework for Food and Agriculture Statistics

APCAS/20/9.1

UN Reform and the Regional Reform: strengthening the regional data and statistics eco-system

APCAS/20/9.2

Coordinating Technical Assistance to Pacific Island Countries

APCAS/20/9.3

Considerations in building partnerships: budget cycles, business models and fiscal federalism

APCAS/20/10.1

Challenges in the implementation of large scale CAPI based data collection

APCAS/20/10.2

Quantifying the effects of CAPI versus PAPI using Sri Lanka’s agricultural household survey

APCAS/20/10.3.1

Field Collection Monitoring using CAPI and CSPro

APCAS/20/10.3.2

Use of ICT for agriculture statistics and policy

APCAS/20/10.3.3

APCAS/20/11.1

Use of ICT in Food and Agriculture Statistics: Bring your own device approach

Conducting tablet-based field data collection with CSPro: a Handbook

APCAS/20/11.2

APCAS/20/12.1

Conducting tablet-based field data collection with Survey Solutions: a Handbook

FAO’s efforts to maximize microdata dissemination

APCAS/20/12.2

Microdata dissemination in the Pacific

APCAS/20/13.1

Enhancing fishery and aquaculture data to achieve the SDGs – Achievements and challenges: International perspective

APCAS/20/13.2.1

Enhancing fishery and aquaculture data to achieve the SDGs – Achievements and challenges: Introduction to Fishery Statistics of Southeast Asia

APCAS/20/13.2.2

Enhancing fishery and aquaculture data to achieve the SDGs – Achievements and challenges: Fishery Statistics in the Pacific Islands

APCAS/20/13.3.1

Fisheries Statistics and One Data Policy in Indonesia

APCAS/20/13.3.2

Problems in fishery data collection and challenges vs SDGs

APCAS/20/13.3.3

Fisheries data in Sri Lanka

APCAS/20/14.1

The livestock census and nomadic livestock methodology

APCAS/20/14.2

SDG indicators related to livestock and biodiversity

APCAS/20/14.3.1

National Livestock Baseline Survey 2018

APCAS/20/14.3.2

Planning for the Livestock Census of Mongolia

 

 

 

Papers

Contact

Ms Sangita Dubey

APCAS Secretary

Regional Statistician

FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Bangkok, Thailand

Phone: + 66 2 697 4250

E-mail: [email protected]

 

Ms Endang Retno Sri Subiyandani

APCAS Liaison Officer

Head of Bureau of Public Relations and Legal Affairs

Jakarta, Indonesia

E-mail: [email protected] [email protected]

 

Dr. Anna Astrid Susanti

APCAS Liaison Officer

Head of Commodities Data Division

Ministry of Agriculture

Jakarta, Indonesia

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

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