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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


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


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.

Crop yield forecasting: Methodological and institutional aspects


This publication, prepared in the context of the AMIS Initiative, provides insights into the complexity of the crop yield forecasting system at country level whilst highlighting good practices and prospects for the future.

Research on improving methods for estimating crop area, yield and production under mixed, repeated and continuous cropping


This Working Paper provides a review of the literature on methodologies used for estimation of crop area and crop yield in developed and developing countries.

FAOSTAT estimates of greenhouse gas emissions from biomass and peat fires


Quantifying global greenhouse gas emissions from biomass and peatland fires. The Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED3) and the FAOSTAT Emissions database, containing estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from biomass burning and peat fires, are compared. The paper was published in Climatic Change.