Food and Agriculture Statistics

Resources

FAO develops methodological guidelines and handbooks, technical documents and communication and outreach material related to food and agriculture statistics. FAO is the custodian of international and regional meetings organized regularly to discuss the development of food and agricultural statistics.

Development flows to agriculture 2002–2019. Global and regional trends. FAOSTAT analytical brief 30

This brief analyses the development flows to agriculture (DFA) dataset latest update. The objective of the DFA database is to provide readily available data to...

The relationship between food insecurity and dietary outcomes. An analysis conducted with nationally representative data from Kenya, Mexico, Samoa and the Sudan. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-25

Little research has been conducted on the association of food insecurity, particularly at the moderate level, and dietary consumption in low- and middle-income countries. This...

Research on the measurement of post-harvest losses. Minimum losses by commodity and region: insights from the literature. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-26

The reduction of agricultural losses, especially among smallholder farmers, should be an essential component of food security strategies in developing countries. Loss reduction strategies should...

New working papers shed light on rural livelihoods

The Rural Livelihoods Information System (RuLIS) compiles and disseminates harmonized household and individual-level data and indicators on different aspects of rural livelihoods, including off-farm and...

Pesticides use, pesticides trade and pesticides indicators 1990-2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 29

This analytical brief reports the main results and changes over time in pesticides use and trade, with a special focus on total trade of hazardous...

Land use statistics and indicators. Global, regional and country trends 1990–2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 28

This analytical brief reports the main results and changes over time in land use statistics with a focus on agricultural land uses, including important irrigation...

Agriculture producer prices indices 2015-2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 26

The FAO indices of agricultural producer prices measure the average annual change over time in the selling prices received by farmers (prices at the farm-gate...

Inorganic fertilizers 1961–2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 27

FAOSTAT provides statistics at country, regional and global level on the production, trade and agricultural use of inorganic (mineral or chemical) fertilizers, by nutrient and...

FAO-OEA/CIE-IICA working group on agricultural and livestock statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean. 30th session

30th Session | 20-23rd  July 2021. To be held virtually via Zoom and hosted by INEC-Costa Rica.    Documents Agenda (also available in Spanish) Final...

UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger

12 July 2021, Rome - There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today - much of it likely related...