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FAOSTAT agri-environmental dataset on Temperature Change

Rome, 2 October 2017 - FAO launches today in FAOSTAT a new data domain within its set of agri-environmental data products, on Temperature change. The FAOSTAT Temperature Change dataset contains nationally-aggregated data on observed mean surface temperature changes, by country, over the period 1961–2016, with respect to the 1951-1980 climatology, takes as the reference period. This FAOSTAT dataset is developed in collaboration with the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA-GISS) and will be updated annually. [more]

Meetings and events

TRAINING-OF-TRAINERS WORKSHOP ON SDG, Indicator 2.a.1 ‘‘Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI) for Government Expenditures’’

27 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018

As custodian agency of SDG indicator 2.a.1, FAO is organizing a training-of-trainers workshop at the International Labour Organization (ILO) Training Centre in Turin. It contributes to the monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goal 2, to “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.” In particular, it [...]

Workshop on Open Agriculture (Statistics) Data

26 Feb 2018 - 01 Mar 2018

In June 2017, several key stakeholders, including FAO, committed to provide assistance to the Government of Kenya in advancing on its commitments under the Nairobi Declaration on Open Data, which was an outcome of the High Level Ministerial Conference on Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition which took place between [...]

Global Consultation on the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020), Volume 2 Operational Guidelines

01 Dec 2017 -

The FAO Statistics Division (FAO ESS) has recently prepared the final draft of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020), Volume 2 Operational Guidelines based on countries experiences.