Food and Agriculture Statistics

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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.

Methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from food systems. Part III: energy use in fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, packaging, retail and household consumption. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-29

This paper is part of a series detailing new methodologies for estimating key components of agri-food systems emissions, with a view to disseminate the information...

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2021

This publication offers a synthesis of the major factors at play in the global food and agricultural landscape. Statistics are presented in four thematic chapters,...

FAO Statistical Pocketbook 2021

FAO’s Statistical Pocketbook complements the Statistical Yearbook, by providing, in an easy and simple way, quick access to top-level numbers, charts and maps on many...

An indispensable resource for everyone interested in food and agriculture

FAO publishes 2021 edition of its World Food and Agriculture Statistical Yearbook

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: FAO-UNDRR event on “International cooperation for disaster risk reduction in agri-food systems"

13 October 2021 02:00 PM - 3.30 PM   The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the United Nations Office for...

Methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from food systems. Part II: waste disposal. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-28

This paper is part of a series detailing novel methodologies for estimating key components of food systems emissions, with a view to disseminate the information...

Agri-food systems transformation: new, ambitious framework proposed to monitor progress

Experts from FAO, John Hopkins University and GAIN seek rigorous metrics system in piece published by the Food Policy Journal    

50x2030 seminar. Transforming Food Systems in Africa: Resilience through Agricultural Data

In the wake of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit, the 50x2030 Initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap will host its next seminar, Transforming...

Alarming new FAO report shows decades of development efforts undermined

The COVID-19 pandemic sets back efforts to achieve Agenda 2030.   22 September  2021, Rome - The stark findings of a new report by the Food and...