Statistiques de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture

Working papers

Now-casting regional consumer food inflation. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-07

This paper presents the methodological framework used by FAO’s Statistics Division to now-cast consumer food inflation at regional level. Hybrid ARIMA-GARCH models are estimated for...

Refinements to the FAO methodology for estimating the prevalence of undernourishment indicator. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-05

This paper reports on refinements to the methodology for estimating the prevalence of undernourishment that were adopted during the preparation of the State of Food...

Advances in hunger measurement: traditional FAO methods and recent innovations. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-04

This paper elaborates on some of the methodological aspects linked to assessing food insecurity, with special reference to the practice that FAO has been following...

Methodological issues in the estimation of the prevalence of undernourishment based on dietary energy consumption data: A review and clarification. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-03

Following a review of developments in undernourishment in a population this paper shows that the formulation of PU within the bivariate distribution framework is inappropriate....

Selecting a core set of indicators for monitoring global food security: A methodological proposal. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-06

This paper proposes a methodology to select indicators in multidimensional assessments, such as the ones required for the measurement of food security. By linking the...

Regional food price inflation transmission. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-01

Understanding to what extent and speed agricultural commodity price changes on international markets are transmitted to consumers is key in assessing the vulnerability of households...

Agriculture, forestry and other land use emissions by sources and removals by sinks: 1990-2011 analysis. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/14-02

This report discusses new knowledge on anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) activities made available through the new...

The FAO parametric versus IFPRI non-parametric approach to estimating the prevalence of undernourishment: Issues relating to the use of household level data from National Household Surveys. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/ESSG/012e

A non-parametric approach suggested by researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) for measuring food deprivation (undernourishment) is not an improvement to the...

Undernourishment and critical food poverty: Indicators at national and sub-national levels. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/ESSG/014e

Indicators to measure food poverty and undernourishment are useful for understanding food insecurity at national level and within countries. This paper discusses two indicators: proportion...

Monitoring hunger: Indicators at global and subnational levels. FAO Statistics Working Paper Series/ESSG/013e

This paper presents three different hunger indicators and outlines how they can be used to assess the extent of foodinsecurity inpopulationgroups globally andwithin countries at...

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