Sustainable Development Goals

Regional Capacity Development Workshop on Farm Survey Based SDG Indicators (2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 5.a.1 and 12.3.1)

21/10/2019 - 24/10/2019

(Chiba, Japan)

The overall objective of the regional workshops is to provide capacity development on methodology, data collection and calculation of selected SDG indicators related to sustainable and productive agriculture to government officials responsible for monitoring SDGs. These include SDG indicators 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 5.a.1 and 12.3.1. More specifically, the workshop will last four days and will aim to:

- Update countries on methodologies and tools for SDG 2.3.1; 2.3.2; 2.4.1; 5.a.1 and 12.3.1;

- Understand and evaluate the capacity and data gaps, as well as discuss countries’ plans to collect data on the indicators in the short and long term;

- Discuss the importance of farm survey-based SDG indicators and provide an overview of the AGRISurvey and the 50 x 2030 Initiative to close the Agricultural Data Gap;

- Build capacity of technical staff of countries and agencies on the compilation and interpretation of selected indicators through presentations and hands-on exercises.

Participants will have the opportunity to share good practices and experiences through working groups. They will also have an opportunity to discuss their respective roles and responsibilities, as well as strategies to overcome potential challenges regarding the reporting process of indicators.

Expected Outputs

The workshop will help countries and stakeholders assess the measurement challenges of the above-mentioned indicators, design effective data collection mechanisms and ultimately provide the basis for designing improved, data-driven policies. More specifically, the expected outputs are the following:

- Assessment of the current situation in terms of technical capacity of countries to monitor selected SDG indicators. These assessments will be instrumental in planning and resource mobilization at national and regional levels.

- In-depth training on the methodology and tools for selected SDG indicators, so that their adoption at the country level can be supported.

- Develop a country wise road map accompanied by a concrete action plan and timeframe for the production, reporting and use of the SDG indicators and, if required, an official request to receive technical assistance from FAO in the implementation of this plan.

Presentations on SDG Indicators 2.3.1 and 2.3.2:

  • Custodianship (Piero Conforti, Team Leader, Social Statistics, Focal Point SDG indicators 2.3, FAO Statistics Division)
  • Methodology (Piero Conforti, Team Leader, Social Statistics, Focal Point SDG indicators 2.3, FAO Statistics Division)
  • Data tools (Piero Conforti, Team Leader, Social Statistics, Focal Point SDG indicators 2.3, FAO Statistics Division)

Presentations on SDG Indicator 2.4.1:

  • Methodology (Francesco N. Tubiello, Team Leader Environment Statistics, co-Focal Point 2.4.1, FAO Statistics Division)
  • Reporting to FAO (Francesco N. Tubiello, Team Leader Environment Statistics, co-Focal Point 2.4.1, FAO Statistics Division)
  • Data collection and reporting (Francesco N. Tubiello, Team Leader Environment Statistics, co-Focal Point 2.4.1, FAO Statistics Division)
  • Indicator's Framework (Francesco N. Tubiello, Team Leader Environment Statistics, co-Focal Point 2.4.1, FAO Statistics Division)

Presentations on SDG Sub-Indicator 12.3.1.a:

  • Methodology (Carola Fabi, Team Leader, Methodological Innovation, Focal Point SDG 12.3.1.a FAO Statistics Division)
  • Data tools (Carola Fabi, Team Leader, Methodological Innovation, Focal Point SDG 12.3.1.a FAO Statistics Division)
  • Gaps (Carola Fabi, Team Leader, Methodological Innovation, Focal Point SDG 12.3.1.a FAO Statistics Division)

 

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