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Safeguarding food security in volatile global markets


This four-part volume gathers together the latest thinking on the issues and controversies surrounding price volatility in global food markets. Drawing from theory, empiricism and heuristic evidence, the book contributes to the debate on the causes, consequences, and challenges of food price volatility.

Selected indicators of food and agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region 2000-2010


This is the twenty-seventh issue of the above publication, a comprehensive and detailed compilation of statistics on farming, livestock, fishery, forestry and nutrition in Asia-Pacific countries for the decade 2000-2010.

Improving statistics for food security, sustainable agriculture, and rural development: An Action Plan for Africa 2011-2015


This action plan was prepared jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA ), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the African Union Commission (AUC).

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2010


This edition of the Statistical Yearbook covers seven thematic topics - resources, agricultural production, international trade, consumption, prices, distribution, and human welfare. All thematic tables cover the same countries, even if no item in a particular table is relevant for a particular country.

Global strategy to improve agricultural and rural statistics


The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics presented in this document is based on input from a large number of stakeholders, including national statistical institutes and ministries of agriculture, and a number of regional and international organizations.