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The aim of the Consultative Meeting, in Accra, Ghana, was to study the status of CountrySTAT activities in current project countries and to confer with Member Nations and relevant regional and international stakeholders on the further development and harmonization of agricultural statistical activities to be planned and conducted under the...
The Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Water Resources today announced the official launch of CountrySTAT Burkina Faso, a Web-based information system that delivers improved access to better quality statistics on food and agriculture at national and subnational levels.
Representatives from several national institutions attended the launch ceremony for CountrySTAT Mali in the national capital today. The ceremony was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fousseny Mariko, and attracted attendees from Mali's food and agricultural and statistics sectors, as well as local media.
Bill Gates co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf met in Rome today to discuss the role of agricultural development in reducing world hunger and poverty. They also addressed the longer-term challenges to agriculture, including the impact of the global economic crisis on poor...
The system contains regularly updated statistical data on land use, agricultural productions, exports and imports of agricultural products, agricultural inputs, commodity prices, farm machineries, and development infrastructures.