Statistiques de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture

Roundtable meeting on 2010 World Programme for the Censuses of Agriculture. Apia, Samoa


9-13 March 2009, Apia, Samoa

The meeting is part of a series of meetings planned to present the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 to the FAO member countries in different regions.

The meeting aims to disseminate among the selected member countries of FAO from pacific region the new World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 which will cover the period 2006-2015. The roundtable is organized with the objective of helping the participants gain a deeper understanding of the new strategy of adopting a modular approach to data collection being advocated by FAO through this new Programme. Plans of the countries for implementing the next round of agricultural census and surveys will also be reviewed.

The participants of the meeting are the professional statisticians and census leaders who are likely to play a role in the planning and execution of next agricultural census in their respective countries. A total of 12 countries have been invited to the meeting. The invited countries include Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, New Zealand, Niue, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Island, Tonga, Vanuatu and Timor-Leste.
Main source document for the meeting:

  World Programme for the Census of Agriculture (WCA 2010)



Naman Keita
Team Leader
Census and Surveys
National Statistical Systems
Statistics Division

Fax: +39 06 57055615
Tel.: +39 06 570 53827

Jairo Castano
Regional Statistician based in FAO Bangkok office
Tel: +66 (0) 2 697 4250/4127

For logistics arrangements

Vili Ki-Apifoou Fuavao
FAO Sub-regional Representative for the Pacific Islands
Tel: +685 (0) 20509
Fax: +685 (0) 22126


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