Statistics
 

Environment Statistics

Developing Methods for Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination, one Country at a time!

©Sebastian Liste/NOOR for FAO  ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano
©FAO/L. Dematteis  ©FAO/Sergei Gapon

Our Methodological work

  • Develop equations and methodologies for imputation and quality control of the Fertilizers, Pesticides, Land Use data collected through questionnaires
  • Develop methodologies for the calculation of new agri-environmental statistics and indicators (e.g., livestock manure, GHG emissions)
  • Develop methodologies for processing and interpreting geospatial data, and for their use to complement and quality check national data sources on land use and land cover
  • Link the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to Natural Capital and Ecosystem Accounting

 

News: SEEA Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Published!

Rome, March 7th 2018. FAO publishes today the White Cover Version of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (SEEA AFF). The SEEA AFF, led by FAO in coordination with UNSD, is the outcome of a transparent process, with wide involvement of member countries and the international statistical community. Initial work started in 2013, followed by two global consultations in 2013 and 2015. The final draft was submitted to the 47th Session of the UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) in March 2016. UNSC recognized the importance of developing dedicated environmental-economic accounts for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, especially as a tool towards supporting countries to implement the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and requested the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) to support its finalization [more]

 

 

 

 

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