Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics


Following an in-depth needs analysis through bilateral consultations organized between FAO and Niger’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 Niger with the aim to fill gaps in different levels of technical expertise and capacities.

  • Scholarship Programme: Participation in the scholarship programme;
  • Basic Training: Basic training in agricultural statistics;
  • FARM ECO: Technical assistance in collecting data on and measuring key economic aggregates;
  • LOSSES: Support in collecting, measuring and analysing data on agricultural losses;
  • TOOLS: Technical assistance on the use of statistical software 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;
  • Farm Typology: Support in developing farm typologies for improved policy analysis.

Under the framework of the  Global Strategy to Improve Agriculture and Rural Statistics (GSARS), from the 7th to 10th of March 2023 Niger organized several trainings on farm typology (FT).

The trainings were led by the FAO Statistics Division 


The STATISTICAL TOOLS package was implemented in Niger across two on-site workshops: the first held from October 3rd to the 7th, 2022, and the second held from January 15th to the 21st, 2023.

The training was developed across ...


The production of descriptive statistics and graphic representations with SPSS using agricultural survey data was at the heart of the GSARS II training workshop held in Niger from October 3 to 7.

Actors in the production of statistics for policy planning and coordination from the Minist...

3/ 4




03/04/2023 - 07/04/2023


7/ 3




07/03/2023 - 10/03/2023


16/ 1




16/01/2023 - 20/01/2023