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Guidelines for designing and implementing grain stock surveys

2017

This paper is intended for statisticians and managers in national statistics offices wanting to develop or improve survey programmes for the direct measurement of grain and other food stocks. 

Defining smallholders to monitor target 2.3. of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
FAO statistical working paper series 17-12

2017

Despite the central position occupied by smallholder agriculture in the current development debate, a general and operational definition of smallholders still does not exist. The question “what is a small farm?” keeps receiving different answers depending on the context in which is posed.

FAO Statistical Programme of Work 2016-2017

2017

The FAO Statistical Programme of Work (SPW) is a collaborative effort that is overseen by the Chief Statistician and supported by the Inter-Departmental Working Group on Statistics. These two mechanisms ensure strengthened coordination and cooperation on statistical matters and guarantee the high quality of FAO data.

Notes on an Information System on Damage and Losses from Disasters in Agriculture. A Strategic Programme 5 – resilience initiative
FAO statistical working paper series 16-11

2016

FAO will launch an initiative for the development of an information system on damage and losses caused by disasters on the sector and its subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) as part of its commitment to enhancing the resilience of agriculture and rural livelihoods.

World Programme of the Census of Agriculture 2020
Volume I: Programme, concepts and definitions

2016

Guidance on the conduct of national censuses of agriculture has been provided to countries since 1930 through decennial programmes. This publication is intended to provide guidance on agricultural censuses carried out by countries in the period between 2016 and 2025.