Food and Agriculture Statistics


Boosting mitigation through sustainable agrifood systems: part of the solution to climate change

Described as “the most highly anticipated piece of information on the subject of climate change mitigation”, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented its...

FAO unveils improved method of measuring rural poverty

FAO developed a new tool for measuring multidimensional poverty in rural areas: the Rural Multidimensional Poverty Index (R-MPI), in collaboration with the Oxford Poverty and...

Measuring rural poverty with a multidimensional approach: The Rural Multidimensional Poverty Index

The report jointly developed by FAO and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), articulates a conceptual framework for measuring multidimensional poverty in rural areas, and...

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FAO’s new open data policy makes fact-finding and information-sharing easier

FAO releases a new SDG indicators domain in FAOSTAT

FAOSTAT is the world's most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resources management and nutrition. One of the most widely used FAO...

Supply chain joins deforestation and farming practices as main source of emissions in agri-food sector

FAO presents new data base to track carbon emissions from agri-food systems around the world

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

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    

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...

Call for a united front as global health takes a stake in the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit

Geneva, 9 September 2021 Food systems are interconnected with regards to global challenges such as hunger, climate change, poverty, and inequality. The response from food systems...

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