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Roundtable meeting for the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010

23-27 November 2009, Budapest, Hungary

The meeting is part of a series of meetings planned to present the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 to the FAO member countries in different regions.

Purpose
The meeting aims to disseminate among the selected member countries of FAO from Central Asia and Europe region the new World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 which will cover the period 2006-2015. The roundtable is organized with the objective of helping the participants gain a deeper understanding of the new strategy of adopting a modular approach to data collection being advocated by FAO through this new Programme. Plans of the countries for implementing the next round of agricultural census and surveys will also be reviewed. The participants will also have an opportunity to raise technical issues of specific relevance to the region.

Partcipants
The participants of the meeting are the professional statisticians and census leaders who are likely to play a role in the planning and execution of next agricultural census in their respective countries. A total of 23 countries have been invited to the meeting. The invited countries include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and the United States of America.

Related reading
The World Programme for the Census of Agriculture (WCA 2010), which is the main source document of the meeting, can be viewed here:

A system of integrated agricultural censuses and surveys - Volume 1

 

Contact

For participation and technical contributions
Mukesh K. Srivastava
Team Leader
Agricultural Census and Surveys Group
FAO Statistics Division, Rome
Tel: +39 06 570 56880
Fax: +39 06 570 55615

For visa and local facilitation
Salar Tayyib
Regional Statistician
Tel: +36.1.461.2034
Fax: +36.1.351.7029

Eszter Zaszlos
Meeting Assistant
FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
Budapest, Hungary