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Food deprivation trends: Mid-term review of progress towards the World Food Summit target
Food security working paper


Ten years after the World Food Summit (WFS) and less than 10 years before 2015 (the target year for halving the number of undernourished), the hunger situation in the Developing World still remains of great concern.

Report on food deprivation towards the MDG on hunger reduction
Food security working paper


Worldwide developing countries have reduced hunger since the MDG bench-mark period of 1990-92 to the latest available of 2001-03. A closer look at the proportion of population insufficient to their needs brings positive news on regional hunger reduction such as in Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Asia.    

FAO Statistical Yearbook vol 2, 1


The FAO Statistical Yearbook is published annually in two separate issues: the first providing data by topic for all countries, and the second providing data for each country covering all topics. This publication is Volume 2, Issue 1, and Volume 2, Issue 2, on CD-ROM.

A system of integrated agricultural censuses and surveys
FAO Statistical Development Series 11


The World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 (WCA 2010) is intended to assist countries in the conduct of their national census of agriculture. It provides guidance on the integrated system approach to agricultural censuses and surveys.

FAO statistical yearbook


The FAO Statistical Yearbook is based on data submitted by member countries on questionnaires, supplemented by review of national sources and, where absolutely necessary, staff estimates or imputations to cover critical gaps.