Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics


Following an in-depth needs analysis through bilateral consultations organized between FAO and Guinea-Bissau’s counterparts responsible for producing and using agricultural statistics, and based on the information collected through a questionnaire prepared by FAO and completed by the national agricultural statistical team, the following activities, planned for the period 2021-2024, are implemented in Guinea-Bissau with the aim to fill gaps in different levels of technical expertise and capacities.

  • Leadership and Communication: Strengthen leadership and communication skills;
  • Scholarship Programme: Participation in the scholarship programme;
  • Basic Training: Basic training in agricultural statistics;
  • AGPROD: Support in preparing survey tools for agricultural production surveys;
  • TOOLS: Technical assistance on the use of tools for data processing and analysis;
  • Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI): Training and support to the country in developing, implementing, and maintaining CAPI-based surveys to improve data quality and cost-efficiency of agricultural surveys;
  • INDICATORS: Support in computing timely and reliable CAADP indicators.

Under the framework of the Global Strategy to improve Agriculture and Rural Statistics (GSARS), Guinea Bissau organized a training held from February 28th to March 9th, 2023, in Bissau.

The training was led by Maurice Taondyandé, a statistician at the FAO Statistics...


Under the framework of the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS), from December 6th to the 12th, 2022, a training course on designing an agricultural survey and indicators took place in the FAO representation in Guinea Bissau.

The training ...

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