Food and Agriculture Statistics

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Guidelines on methods for estimating livestock production and productivity

These Guidelines are intended to be a reference document providing country statisticians with technical and operational guidance on various aspects of livestock production and productivity...

AGRIS Handbook on the Agricultural Integrated Survey

This Handbook on the Agricultural Integrated Survey (AGRIS) was prepared by a core team of senior agricultural statisticians with extensive knowledge of, and several decades...

Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses. Recommendations on the design of a harvest and post-harvest loss statistics system for food grains (cereals and pulses)

The Guidelines aim to present cost-effective methods for measuring food grain losses that could be used especially by developing countries to generate timely and quality...

Nitrogen inputs to agricultural soils from livestock manure. New statistics

This report presents a nutrient input analysis of the FAOSTAT livestock manurenitrogen dataset and complements it with information from GLEAM. The FAOSTAT Nitrogen inputs to...

Guidelines on improving and using administrative data in agricultural statistics

This document is mainly based on the findings of the ADMIN project of the Global Strategy, implemented by the School of Statistics and Planning/College of...

World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020. Volume 2. Operational guidelines

FAO has supported member countries to carry out their national agricultural censuses since 1945, through the development and dissemination of international standards, concepts, definitions and...

Optimizing the use of ADePT-Food Security Module for Nutrient Analysis

This document describes the updates introduced in ADePT-FSM version 3 to improve its capacity for nutritional analysis by adding new indicators and refining methodologies. It...

Guidelines for the Integrated Survey Framework

The growing demand by policymakers and decision makers for statistics based on information that is interlinked in economic, social, and environmental aspects requires the large-scale...

Guidelines for the compilation of Food Balance Sheets

These Guidelines for the compilation of Food Balance Sheets have been developed under the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (Global Strategy), with...

Guidelines to enhance small-scale fisheries and aquaculture statistics through a household approach

These Guidelines set out a methodology for the collection of data and information on various aspects of the fisheries and aquaculture sector, especially concerning small-scale...