Technical review meeting on the 2020 World Programme for the Census of Agriculture
30 - 31 January 2017, FAO Headquarters, Rome
The aim of the meeting is to gather expert opinion on the first draft of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture, Volume 2 (WCA 2020). The meeting follows consultations carried out with countries and international organizations at regional and international meetings including the International Advisory Group on FAO Statistics and FAO Regional Meetings. The WCA 2020 is being presented for validation to experts and partners. The conclusions and recommendations of the meeting will provide a critical input to the finalization of the new Programme.
International experts and representatives from international organizations, and technical experts from FAO headquarters and regional offices will participate in the meeting.
The draft Volume 2 of the new WCA Programme is available below for the participants to review and comment. Written comments on the draft are expected by 20 January and should be sent to World-Census-Agriculture@fao.org.
Please note that the discussions during the Technical Review Meeting on 30-31 January will focus only on the main changes in the draft as compare to the 1995 FAO publication (see tentative agenda).
World Programme of the Census of Agriculture 2020
Volume 2: Operational guidelines on implementing Census of Agriculture
This publication will focus on the operational aspects for conducting a census of agriculture. It will deal with the practical details on the steps involved in actually conducting an agricultural census.
Download WCA 2020, Volume 2 full document in Word
Download WCA 2020, Volume 2 full document in PDF
Volume 1 of WCA 2020, Programme, concepts and definitions, can be downloaded here.