Statistiques de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture

Roundtable Meeting on 2010 World Programme for the Census of Agriculture. Bamako, Mali


Bamako, Mali, 20 - 24 March, 2006

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 aimed to disseminate among the selected member countries of FAO from Africa 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 agricultural census in their respective countries during the decade to which the Programme pertains (2006–2015). A total of 14 countries and some international organization have been invited to the meeting. The invited countries include Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote D'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad and Togo.

Main source document for the meeting:

  World Programme for the Census of Agriculture (WCA 2010)




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