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Guidelines for linking population and housing censuses with agricultural censuses with selected country practices


This publication aims to provide practical guidance for population and housing census and agricultural census planners looking to implement a cost-effective census strategy by coordinating the population and housing census with the agricultural census.

Wye Group Handbook - Statistics on rural development and agricultural household income
Second Edition


The Handbook is intended for the benefit of various groups concerned with rural development and the evolution of the agricultural industry. It aims to be a guide for the providers of statistics, not only those who confront measurement challenges for the first time, but also for those who are building on existing programmes.

Integrating Food Security Information in National Statistical Systems
Experiences, Achievements, Challenges


This compilation presents eight countries’ experiences in deriving food security information at national and sub-national levels from national household surveys. Food consumption statistics derived from NHS and food availability estimates derived from FBS are discussed.

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2012
World Food and Agriculture


This publication is the foremost collection and reference point for statistical data on food and agriculture globally. It provides a snapshot of related economic, environmental and social trends and issues. There are four broad thematic categories: state of the agricultural resource base, hunger dimensions, feeding the world and sustainability. [...]

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.