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.

UNSC side event: The 50x2030 Initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap: Learning from partner country implementation to date

On the sidelines of the 52nd session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, the 50x2030 Initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap will host an...

UNSC side event: Interactive and digitally-enabled statistical standards and classifications

The serviceability of statistical standards for economic statistics and classifications such as the System of National Accounts (SNA), Balance of Payments Manual (BPM), Government Finance...

Consumer price indices and food inflation. September 2020 update. FAOSTAT analytical brief 17

Global and regional consumer price indices (CPI) measure food inflation for a group of countries at different geographical scales: sub-regional (e.g. Middle Africa), regional (e.g....

Pesticides use. Global, regional and country trends 1990–2018. FAOSTAT analytical brief 16

The FAOSTAT Pesticides Use domain contains statistics on the agricultural use of major pesticide groups and of relevant chemical families. Data are disseminated by country,with...

Guidelines for responding to the FAO questionnaire on government expenditure on agriculture and related categories

This document provides instructions for completing the Annual Government Expenditure on Agriculture (GEA) Questionnaire of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...

FAO organizes two virtual trainings in the context of FAO GEF capacity development activities in Sudan

  In the framework of the “Landscape Approach to Riverine Forest Restoration, Biodiversity Conservation and Livelihood Improvement” FAO GEF project in...

Global review of agricultural census methodologies and results (2006 – 2015). World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010

At the end of each census round, FAO reviews and assesses national census practices, methodologies and results, and summarizes the findings in methodological publications, under...

Regional Workshop on the Operational Guidelines of the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020)

The meeting is the first in the series of regional workshop planned to present the Operational Guidelines of the WCA 2020 to the FAO member...

Global and regional food availability from 2000 to 2017 – An analysis based on Supply Utilization Accounts data. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 20-19

One of the main pillars of food security is food supply, which refers to the availability of sufficient quantities of food of appropriate quality, supplied...

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2020

After seven years of absence, FAO Statistics Division publishes today the 2020 Statistical Yearbook. This renewed commitment is a demonstration of the importance and value that...