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FAOSTAT agri-environmental dataset on Temperature Change

Rome, 18 March 2019 - FAO releases today the 2018 FAOSTAT Temperature Change data, showing that the global mean temperature change over land in 2018 was 1.19 ˚C (degrees Celsius), the fourth warmest on record. But for several countries, including FAO host nation Italy, 2018 was in fact the warmest year on record, with annual temperature 1.59 ˚C warmer than normal. Increases in air temperature associated with climate change threaten plant growth and yield, putting millions of farmers and communities at risk throughout the world, threatening countries’ food security, their ability to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. [more]

Meetings and events

International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS) VIII

18 Nov 2019 - 21 Nov 2019

New Delhi, India

The Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VIII) will be held under the auspices of the Committee on Agricultural Statistics of International Statistical Institute (ISI-CAS). The theme of the conference is “Statistics for transformation of agriculture to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)''. The theme addresses the challenge of meeting huge [...]

Regional Workshop on the Operational Guidelines of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020)

17 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019

Bujumbura, Burundi

The meeting is the first in the series of regional workshop planned to present the Operational Guidelines of the WCA 2020 to the FAO member countries in different parts of the world.

Regional Workshop on the Operational Guidelines of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020)

22 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019

Santiago, Chile

The meeting is the first in the series of regional workshop planned to present the Operational Guidelines of the WCA 2020 to the FAO member countries in different parts of the world.