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.

Programme for the World Census of Agriculture 2000 (WCA 2000)

The FAO Programme for the World Census of Agriculture 2000 (WCA2000) is the eighth decennial programme to provide the definitions, concepts, standards and guidelines for...

Compendium of food consumption statistics from household surveys in developing countries. Volume 2 : Africa, Latin America and Oceania

This first issue of the publication presents data not only from the recent surveys but also, in a number of cases, from some undertaken as...

Fertilizer use by crop/ Utilisation des engrais par culture/ Utilización de fertilizantes por cultivo. Second edition

This is the second issue of the publication of Fertilizer Use by Crop, produced jointly by the...

Intercountry comparisons of agricultural output and productivity

The Statistics Division has pioneered efforts in obtaining inter-country comparisons of agricultural output aggregates and the agricultural GDP. Preliminary results of the efforts of the...

Compendium of food consumption statistics from household surveys in developing countries. Volume 1: Asia

This publication aims at providing information on food consumption levels and patterns obtained from household surveys. As such, it replaces the Review of Food Consumption...

Collecting data on livestock

The Statistical Development Series is a sequence of comprehensive technical manuals on the various aspects of the statistical programmes which make up a national information...

Assessment and collection of data on post - harvested foodgrain losses

The manual is intended to serve as a guide to the statistical methodology for assessing and collecting data on post-havest foodgrain losses. It should be...

1980 World Census of Agriculture - Methodological review

This publication is a review of methodological aspects of the national agricultural censuses conducted within the framework of the Pro­gramme for the 1980 World Census...

Manual on fertilizer statistics

This manual is intended to give a broad description of the fertilizer market and to serve as a guide concerning the statistical methodology for the...

Supplement for Africa: Programme for the 1990 World Census of Agriculture

This publication provides information specific to Africa about the 1990 World Census of Agriculture. It is aimed to assist countries in planning, developing and operating...