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FAO’s methodology for damage and loss assessment in agriculture
FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 19-17

2020

This paper presents the FAO Damage and Loss Assessment methodology as a framework for identifying, analyzing and evaluating the impact of disasters on agriculture, including crops, livestock, aquaculture, fisheries and forestry. Its potential is explored as a strategic tool for assembling and interpreting new or existing information to inform risk-related [...]

THE NEW FAO GLOBAL DATABASE ON AGRICULTURE INVESTMENT AND CAPITAL STOCK
FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 19-18

2019

This paper present the new FAO analytical database on aggregate physical investment flows and capital stock in agriculture, forestry and fishing for 206 countries and territories from 1990 to 2015. The database content is described as well as the data sources, the methodology used to deal with missing data, and the [...]

Methodology for Computing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators 2.3.1 and 2.3.2
FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 18-14

2019

The purpose of this note is to inform on the statistical methodology for computing and monitoring target 2.3 and measure progress in SDG indicators 2.3.1 and 2.3.2 approved by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Food Loss Index Design, Data Collection Methods and Challenges
FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 18-13

2019

This document describes the steps for calculating the Food Loss Index along with a method to aggregate data from subnational stages of the supply chain to the national level. Subnational disaggregation will identify where losses occur and the scope of impact, sets the focus on where to make investments and [...]

Defining smallholders to monitor target 2.3. of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
FAO statistical working paper series 17-12

2017

Despite the central position occupied by smallholder agriculture in the current development debate, a general and operational definition of smallholders still does not exist. The question “what is a small farm?” keeps receiving different answers depending on the context in which is posed.

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