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Global strategy to improve agricultural and rural statistics


The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics presented in this document is based on input from a large number of stakeholders, including national statistical institutes and ministries of agriculture, and a number of regional and international organizations.

Summary of world food and agricultural statistics


This document has been prepared by the Statistics Division.The preparation of the numerous tables has been facilitated by access to the statistics in FAO databases maintained not only by the Statistics Division but also other units in FAO.

L’état de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde


L’état de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde s’intéresse aux pays confrontés à des crises prolongées, où la sous-alimentation frappe près de 40 pour cent de la population. Il examine les problèmes rencontrés lorsque l’on cherche à inverser la tendance dans ces pays et montre notamment à quel point il est [...]

Selected indicators of food and agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region 1998-2008


This is the twenty-fifth issue of the above publication, a comprehensive and detailed compilation of statistics on farming, livestock, fishery, forestry and nutrition in Asia-Pacific countries for the decade 1998-2008. Statistics are listed separately for developing countries (including transition economies) and developed countries in the region.


Monitoring hunger: Indicators at global and subnational levels


This paper presents three different hunger indicators and outlines how they can be used to assess the extent of food insecurity in population groups globally and within countries at community, regional, or other subnational levels. Hunger refers to the supply, access, consumption, and intake of food at levels that are [...]

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