This article investigates the possibility of structuring data from different websites through web scraping techniques.
This pilot test protocol is a synthesis of initial “brainstorming” of desktop analysis options, discussions with FAO, and revisions to preliminary ideas based on recommendations received at the Expert Meeting in Rome (May, 2017).
This review examines the current status of the remote sensing (RS) tools, products, methodologies and data that can help to improve agricultural crop production forecasting systems.
As part of its technical assistance activities for 2017, the Global Strategy (GS) teams from Rome and Asia-Pacific, with the support of the Food Balance Sheets team of the FAO Statistics Division, organized a one-week training workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the newly developed GS guidelines and tools for compiling food balance sheets.
Agri-environmental statistics are still at an early stage of advancement in most countries, particularly in developing ones. (more…)
The goals of this Technical Report are to introduce a revised version of the short form and the long form of the WSM; to describe the proposed methodology to incorporate the WSM into existing surveys; and to describe the indicators of consumption and production of woodfuel that can be derived from the data collected.
14-18 August, Dakar, Senegal
24-28 July, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
This report introduces the problem of reconciling agricultural census and survey data by exploring methods to recalculate the survey weights, focusing on how to combine information from agricultural censuses.
Livestock statistics appear as an area where many countries lack appropriate data collection methods, estimation strategies and effective methods for the compilation of indicators. (more…)
In the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between AFRISTAT and FAO (Global Strategy) in November 2016, a joint mission of 3 people visited Praia (Cape Verde) on 5-11 June 2017. (more…)