Food and Agriculture Statistics

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Development flows to agriculture 2002–2019. Global and regional trends. FAOSTAT analytical brief 30

This brief analyses the development flows to agriculture (DFA) dataset latest update. The objective of the DFA database is to provide readily available data to...

The relationship between food insecurity and dietary outcomes. An analysis conducted with nationally representative data from Kenya, Mexico, Samoa and the Sudan. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-25

Little research has been conducted on the association of food insecurity, particularly at the moderate level, and dietary consumption in low- and middle-income countries. This...

Research on the measurement of post-harvest losses. Minimum losses by commodity and region: insights from the literature. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series / 21-26

The reduction of agricultural losses, especially among smallholder farmers, should be an essential component of food security strategies in developing countries. Loss reduction strategies should...

Pesticides use, pesticides trade and pesticides indicators 1990-2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 29

This analytical brief reports the main results and changes over time in pesticides use and trade, with a special focus on total trade of hazardous...

Land use statistics and indicators. Global, regional and country trends 1990–2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 28

This analytical brief reports the main results and changes over time in land use statistics with a focus on agricultural land uses, including important irrigation...

Agriculture producer prices indices 2015-2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 26

The FAO indices of agricultural producer prices measure the average annual change over time in the selling prices received by farmers (prices at the farm-gate...

Inorganic fertilizers 1961–2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 27

FAOSTAT provides statistics at country, regional and global level on the production, trade and agricultural use of inorganic (mineral or chemical) fertilizers, by nutrient and...

Emissions from agriculture and forest land. Global, regional and country trends 1990–2019. FAOSTAT analytical brief 25

The FAOSTAT Emissions database provides estimates at the country, regional and global levels, including methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from crop and livestock...

Government expenditures in agriculture 2001–2019. Global and regional trends. FAOSTAT analytical brief 24

Since 2012 FAO collects Government Expenditure on Agriculture (GEA) data through a questionnaire sent annually in May to more than 190 countries. The questionnaire was...

Highlights from 2014–2018 food balances statistics. FAOSTAT analytical brief 22

FAO's Statistics Division compiles Food Balance Sheet (FBS) statistics for 181 countries. For the first time since 2011, SUA (Supply and Utilization account) data are...