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Second Global Action Plan of the Global Strategy to improve Agriculture and Rural Statistics

The Second Global Action Plan to implement the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics aims to strengthen and modernize countries’ agricultural statistical systems developing modern and sustainable agricultural statistics systems to boost data production for 21st century policy and user need.

The Second Global Action Plan focuses on four technical arenas and outputs that relate to the main aspects of the process and cycle of statistical production and use in support of food security and sustainable development policies and one arena related to the more effective implementation of the plan.


Guidelines for measuring youth employment and Decent Work in agriculture within developing countries

These Guidelines seek to measure dimensions of labour force performance and job quality that are not well captured in the Decent Work framework. More specifically, the Guidelines propose Decent Work indicators that focus on youth (ages 15–24 years) within developing countries where the majority of households depend on agriculture for their well-being and a large share of the population lives in poverty,


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