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FAO-OEA/CIE-IICA working group on agricultural and livestock statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean - 26

5-7 June 2013, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Background
This meeting is a Statutory Body of FAO, organized regularly for almost 50 years by FAO in collaboration with regional institutions. Since 1994, these meetings have been part of the activities of the working group FAO-OEA/CIE-IICA on agricultural and livestock statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Purpose
The purpose of the meeting is to review the state of food and agricultural statistics in the region, to advise Member Nations on the development and standardization of agricultural statistical services and to convene study groups or other Subsidiary Bodies of national experts required for this purpose. In particular, new technological and methodological advances for the improvement and development of the national programmes on food and agricultural statistics will also be presented.

Presentations

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Overview of FAO activities in the Latin America and Caribbean region since the 25th Session of ALSLAC

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Conclusions of the 2nd Greenhouse Gas Emissions Statistics side event

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Country responses to FAO questionnaires 

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Report on the Global Strategy desk assessment of country capacity in agricultural statistics 

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Overview of Global Strategy implementation 

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Implementación de la Estrategia Global en América Latina y el Caribe (Español)  

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Development of Sector Strategic Plans for Agricultural Statistics and integration into the NSDS 

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CountrySTAT platform for data dissemination in the region 

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Revision of the methodology for the estimation of the Prevalence of Undernourishment 

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New approaches to the measurement of food security status 

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Methodological Review of the WCA 2010 in Latin America and the Caribbean 

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Vision for WCA 2020 (2016-2025) 

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FAO Statistical Initiatives in Measuring Investment in Agriculture: Global Investment dataset and Country Investment profiles 

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New guidelines on the collection of Cost of production data: Work progress and next steps in the framework of the Global Strategy 

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Expanding agricultural price statistics, new derived indicators, data coverage and quality 

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Annual economic accounts for agriculture  within the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) Central Framework 

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

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Monitoring and Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Potential in Agriculture: the new Greenhouse Gas Emissions database in FAOSTAT 

Contacts

Veronica Boero (FAORLC)
Regional Statistician
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
Tel.: +56 2 29232284