Statistics
 

Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics - 20

20 - 24 September 2004, New Delhi, India

The Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS) is a statutory body of FAO and meets in session every two years.

APCAS brings together senior statistics officials from FAO member countries of the Asian and Pacific region, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics in their respective countries. They review and exchange ideas with Experts from FAO and other organizations on the state of food and agricultural statistics in the continent and on the development of their agricultural statistical systems.

The previous Session of the Commission was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 2002.

Purpose
The conference aims are to review the state of food and agricultural statistics in the Asia and Pacific Region and advise Member Nations on the development and standardization of agricultural statistics within the general framework of FAO's work in statistics, and to convene study groups or other Subsidiary Bodies of national experts required for this purpose.

The meeting will be conducted in English and French.

Membership
Member Nations and Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or partly in the Asia and Pacific Region or who are responsible for the international relations of any non-self-governing territories in the Region.

Contact

FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
39 Phra Athit Road
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
RAP-Statistics@fao.org
www.faorap-apcas.org