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Agriculture, forestry and other land use emissions by sources and removals by sinks: 1990-2011 Analysis
FAO statistical working paper series 14-02


This report discusses new knowledge on anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) activities made available through the new FAOSTAT Emission database.

Regional food price inflation transmission
FAO statistical working paper series 14-01


Understanding to what extent and speed agricultural commodity price changes on international markets are transmitted to consumers is key in assessing the vulnerability of households to price shocks. This paper provides estimates of the transmission of price changes from international commodity markets to consumers in different regions.

FAO statistical yearbook 2014: Near East and North Africa 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.

The FAO Statistics Quality Assurance Framework


Statistics on food and agriculture provide the foundation for evidence-based policy making both for national governments and the international community. For FAO, a sound statistical basis plays a critical role in designing and targeting policies to reduce hunger, malnutrition and rural poverty.

Asia-Pacific Regional action plan to improve agricultural and rural statistics 2013-2017


The Action Plan represents a ground breaking effort with two essential goals: 1) halt the decline in the content and quality of agricultural production statistics by restoring sustainable systems to produce them and making use of new methods and technologies;2) meet the emerging data requirements not only to support policy [...]