Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics

The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics-Phase II (GSARS-II) has achieved a significant milestone with the finalization of the Food Balance Sheets (FBS) package, which represents a tremendous step forward in enhancing agricultural data systems across Nigeria, Mali, Comoros, and Zimbabwe.

The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics Phase 2 (GSARS-II) has successfully concluded a training workshop in Togo.

In a significant step towards enhancing agricultural and rural statistics, a training workshop focusing on data processing and analysis was recently concluded in Luanda. Organized from November 6 to 10, 2023, under the Global Strategy for the Improvement of Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARSII), the event marked a pivotal moment in Angola's efforts to adopt modern statistical methods for sustainable agricultural production used for policymaking in rural development. 


 
In a dynamic workshop hosted in Lomé, Togo, from November 15 to 17, 2023, a total of 27 participants, led by facilitator Edgard Yves DIDAVI, came together to dive into Togo's agricultural statistical landscape. This collaborative effort, made possible through the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), marks a significant step in strengthening Togo's capabilities in agricultural and rural statistics. 

In a significant step towards enhancing Lesotho's statistical capabilities, the Lesotho National Statistics Agency (LNSA) recently concluded a crucial workshop under the umbrella of the second phase of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS).


 

From November 6 to 10, 2023, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Development convened in Nairobi for a critical technical assistance mission on Master Sampling Frames (MSF). This hands-on workshop was spearheaded by Soufiane Mestari.

A training workshop on Master Sampling Frames (MSF) has recently concluded in Conakry, marking a crucial step forward in the development of Guinea's agricultural statistics capabilities.

En RDC, une série d'ateliers de formation facilités par le programme GSARS s'est achevée avec succès. Dirigé avec diligence par l'expert Abdoulaye BA, le dernier d’une série de trois ateliers techniques a été organisé du 23 au 28 octobre 2023 à Kinshasa pour encourager l'amélioration de l'accessibilité et de l'utilisation des microdonnées d’enquêtes agricoles. Des thématiques telles que les techniques de communication et de diffusion statistiques ou encore le standard « Open Data » avaient pu être abordés lors des deux premières formations (organisées en Juin et Juillet 2023). Pour la dernière formation, l’accent a été mis sur les programmes de diffusion des microdonnées d’enquête agricoles.


The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS) is a long-term coordinated initiative to address the decline in the agricultural statistical systems in developing countries and enable the production of more and better agricultural statistics. The second phase of the project has still the aim to strengthen the statistical capacities of countries through the provision of training and technical assistance…[more].

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