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SPARS - Strategic Plans for Agricultural and Rural Statistics


These guidelines are the result of a comprehensive effort to develop a standard methodology to design strategic plans for agricultural and rural statistics in line with the NSDS methodology developed by PARIS21. 

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2014 - Asia and the Pacific food and agriculture


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.

Food and nutrition in numbers 2014


This pocketbook focuses on indicators of food security and nutritional outcomes, and also determinants that contribute to healthy lives. It gives thematic spreads related to food security and nutrition and comprehensive country and regional profiles.

The State of Food and Agriculture 2014
Innovation in family farming


More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's food. We need family farms to ensure global food security, to care for and protect the natural environment and to end poverty, undernourishment and malnutrition. Goals can be thoroughly achieved [...]

Voices of the Hungry brochure
Measuring food insecurity through people's experiences


The FAO initiative Voices of the Hungry measures food insecurity worldwide, using an experience-based tool that can easily be applied in many different contexts.


Global Strategy brochure