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Asia-Pacific Regional action plan to improve agricultural and rural statistics 2013-2017


The Action Plan represents a ground breaking effort with two essential goals: 1) halt the decline in the content and quality of agricultural production statistics by restoring sustainable systems to produce them and making use of new methods and technologies;2) meet the emerging data requirements not only to support policy [...]

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2013 - World food and agriculture


The FAO Statistical Yearbook is the foremost collection of statistical data on world food and agriculture. It provides a snapshot of economic, environmental and social trends and issues related to hunger, feeding the world and sustainability.

The food insecurity experience scale
Development of a global standard for monitoring hunger worldwide


The FAO Voices of the Hungry project developed an experience-based food insecurity scale module called the Food Insecurity Experience scale (FIES). The FIES will be used as a common metric for measuring food insecurity at several levels of severity, across different geographic areas and cultures.

The State of food Insecurity in the World 2013
The multiple dimensions of food security


SOFI 2013 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets. The latest assessment shows that further progress has been made towards the 2015 MDG target, which remains within reach for the developing regions as a whole...

FAO statistical yearbook 2012: Africa food and agriculture


The FAO Statistical Yearbook 2012: Africa Food and Agriculture, disseminates statistical information that will help all stakeholders to access, easily and quickly, a set of statistics on food and agriculture related to the current themes and domains of interest in the region.