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


This publication provides guidance on agricultural censuses carried out by countries in the period between 2016-2025. The WCA 2020 will ensure that data collected are comparable at the international level while also addressing the main emerging information needs of the 21st century.

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012
Experimental Ecosystem Accounting


Ecosystem accounting is a coherent and integrated approach to the assessment of the environment through the measurement of ecosystems, and measurement of the flows of services from ecosystems into economic and other human activity.

Decent work indicators for agriculture and rural areas: Conceptual issues, data collection challenges and possible areas for improvement
FAO statistical working paper series 15-10


This paper aims to achieve three main objectives. First, to assess the relevance of concepts and indicators of Decent Work (DW) for rural areas and employment in agriculture, especially in low-income countries, where coverage, data availability and reliability are particularly problematic. 

The State of Food and Agriculture 2015
Social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty


This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 makes the case that social protection measures will help break the cycle of rural poverty and vulnerability, when combined with broader agricultural and rural development measures. 

FAO Statistical Pocketbook Coffee 2015


This publication focuses on coffee and includes country profiles with key indicators related to coffee for selected years. Topics include a general overview (poverty, population, GDP per capita, etc.), production of coffee and related crops, consumption of coffee and related products, trade, prices and the environment. 


Global Strategy brochure