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Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics - 25

18-21 February 2014, Vientiane, Lao PDR

The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) is organizing the twenty- fifth session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS 25), in Vientiane during 18-21 February 2014 at the kind invitation of the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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 statistical 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 in during the preceding biennium, particularly in Asia and the Pacific region.

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 Pacific Region or who are responsible for the international relations of any non-self-governing territories in the Region. As of December 2013, 25 countries are members of APCAS, namely Afghanistan,  Australia, Bangladesh,  Bhutan, Cambodia, People’s Rep. of China, Fiji, France,  India,  Indonesia, Islamic Rep. of Iran,  Japan, Lao PDR,  Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Viet Nam.

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

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APCAS/14/4.1

Overview of FAO activities in the Asia and Pacific Region since the 24th Session of APCAS

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APCAS/14/4.2

FAO, the New Strategic Framework, and the Role of Statistics

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APCAS/14/4.3

FAO Statistical Yearbook

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APCAS/14/4.4

Issues in the collection of FAO data

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APCAS/14/5.1

Lessons learnt from the WCA 2010 in Asia and the Pacific Region and update on the preparations for WCA 2020

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APCAS/14/5.2

Changes in 2015 Census of Agriculture and Forestry in Japan

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APCAS/14/5.3

Lao Agriculture Census 2010/11: Analysis and use of data for Planning and Policy

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APCAS/14/5.4

First Agricultural Census of Cambodia

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APCAS/14/5.5

Pakistan Agricultural Census 2010 and Pakistan Village Census 2008

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APCAS/14/5.6

Indonesian 2013 Agricultural Census

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APCAS/14/5.7

Agriculture Census of Thailand

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APCAS/14/6.1

South-South Co-operation to Build Country Capacity to Produce Agricultural and Rural Statistics

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APCAS/14/6.2

Japanese Technical Cooperation through FAO and AFSIS in ASEAN Region

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APCAS/14/6.3

Indian Initiatives on International Cooperation in Statistics

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APCAS/14/7.1

Implementation of Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Asia and the Pacific: Reports from Implementing Partners on their activities and work plan for 2014

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APCAS/14/7.2

Presentation of the Conclusions of the FAO-ADB Expert Meeting on "Crop Monitoring for Improved Food Security"

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APCAS/14/7.3

Assessing and Monitoring Country Capacity to Produce Statistics: Framework for Agricultural and Rural Statistics

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APCAS/14/7.4

Action Plan for Improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics Lao PDR, 2013-2020

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APCAS/14/7.5

In-depth Country Assessments - Bhutan experience

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APCAS/14/7.6

Experiences of Sri Lanka in Agriculture Statistics

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APCAS/14/7.7

In-depth Country Assessments - Indonesian experience

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APCAS/14/7.8

Presentation from Bangladesh

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APCAS/14/8.1

A new approach to food balance sheet methods and design

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APCAS/14/8.2

Revision of the methodology for the estimation of the prevalence of undernourishment

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APCAS/14/8.3

New approaches to the measurement of food security

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APCAS/14/8.4

International Product Classifications for Agricultural Statistics: A Brief Report of Activities in 2012-2013

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APCAS/14/9.1

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013: An Overview

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APCAS/14/9.2

Nutrition Impact of Agriculture and Food System in Thailand

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APCAS/14/9.3

Report on Activities of FAO TCP Regional Project of Food Security and Nutrition

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APCAS/14/9.4

Trend Assessment of Food Insecurity in Pakistan 2005-2011

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APCAS/14/9.5

Presentation of Food Security Information System of the Philippines

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APCAS/14/10.1

Strategy toward Integrated Fishery and Aquaculture Data collection

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APCAS/14/10.2

Statistics of Fishery and Aquaculture in Indonesia

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APCAS/14/10.3

Status of Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics in Bangladesh: Issues and Plans for Improvement

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APCAS/14/10.4

Recent Advancements in Livestock Statistics: Animal diseases, Technical conversion factors and Survey questionnaires

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APCAS/14/11.1

Presentation on Micro-data: Options and issues of archiving and dissemination

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APCAS/14/11.2

Data Dissemination Strategy of Lao PDR and Presentation of Related IT Applications

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APCAS/14/11.3

Presentation of CountrySTAT "An Integrated System for National Food and Agriculture Statistics

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APCAS/14/12.1

Towards a System of Environmental Economic Accounting for Agriculture (SEEA-AGRI)

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APCAS/14/12.2

Land management statistics - informing the relationship between Australian agriculture and the rural environment: ABS

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APCAS/14/12.3

The FAOSTAT Emissions Database

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APCAS/14/12.4

Agri-environmental indicators and the recently adopted Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics - FDES

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APCAS/14/13.1

Agricultural cost of production statistics – update on the recent expert group meeting in Rome and next milestones

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APCAS/14/13.2

Recent advancements in Agricultural Economic Statistics – Price and Investment domains

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APCAS/14/13.3

Implementation of Agricultural Marketing Information System (AMIS) in India

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APCAS/14/14.1

Application of spatial information technology in crop production survey in China

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APCAS/14/14.2

Strengthening the collection and analysis of sex disaggregated data on land ownership in agricultural censuses

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APCAS/14/14.3

Gender Aspects of the Lao Agricultural Census

 

 

 

Contact

Mr Mukesh Srivastava
APCAS Secretary
Senior Statistician, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: + 66 2 697 4250
Fax: + 66 2 697 4445

Ms Vivanh Souvannamethy
25th APCAS Liaison Officer
Director, Center for Agricultural Statistics
Department of Planning and Cooperation
Vientiane, Lao PDR
Phone: +85621 453526
Fax: +85621 454 251