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Methodological issues in the estimation of the prevalence of undernourishment based on dietary energy consumption data: A review and clarification
FAO statistical working paper series 14-03

2014

Following a review of developments in undernourishment in a population this paper shows that the formulation of PU within the bivariate distribution framework is inappropriate. Subsequently, the relevance of the univariate approach is clarified. 

CountrySTAT communication strategy

2014

This document outlines the communication strategy for CountrySTAT - a web-based system for food and agriculture statistics at both national and sub-national levels. It supports multiple-sourced data integration and harmonization, according to international standards and contributes to improve data quality and reliability. 

Introduction to item response theory applied to food security measurement
Basic Concepts, Parameters and Statistics

2014

This paper presents basic concepts and mathematics underlying the Rasch model, commonly used to assess food security data.

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2014 - Africa food and agriculture

2014

FAO Statistical Yearbooks present a visual synthesis of major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions. It provides statistics and reliable indicators on food and agriculture that can be used for policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation.

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2014 - Europe and Central Asia food and agriculture

2014

FAO Statistical Yearbooks present a visual synthesis of major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions. It provides statistics and reliable indicators on food and agriculture that can be used for policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation.

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