Testing the guidelines on quick assessment of grain stocks in Zambia

The Global Strategy, in collaboration with Zambia’s  Central Statistical Office (CSO) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), carried out field tests of the guidelines on the quick assessment of grain stocks through value chains,  which were developed by the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) project.

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Launching a Strategic Plan for the Pacific region

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pacific Community (SPC) collaborated to prepare the Pacific Strategic Plan for Agricultural and Fisheries Statistics (P-SPAFS) for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific region. P-SPAFS is a 10-year plan that aims to guide the development of agricultural, fisheries and rural statistics in Pacific SIDS, which face specific challenges in their statistical systems, and need support to build their capacity to meet the unprecedented data demand for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Towards integrating agricultural cost of production in Zambia’s farm surveys

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Livestock and the Global Office of the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics implemented a technical assistance (TA) program on Agricultural Cost of Production statistics (AgCoP) from March 2017 to January 2018 through a series of activities including technical training and support in conducting a pilot survey.
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