12.3.1.a Food Loss Index to Tier II

FAO Statistics Division is pleased to announce that the Inter-Agency Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goals has decided to up-grade its sub-indicator 12.3.1.a Food Loss Index to Tier II at its 8th meeting in November 2018.

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Collaborative work on SDG indicator 2.4.1

Strategic Programme 2 of FAO in a successful collaboration with the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS), has developed the methodology for SDG indicator 2.4.1 “Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture” which was recently upgraded from Tier III to Tier II. read more

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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