Linking agricultural statistics to environment statistics June 2008, UNCEEA-3 , New York

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Linking agricultural statistics to environment statistics

June

2008, UNCEEA-3 , New York

Pieter Everaers: Eurostat

21-mars-07

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Urgency

Deforestation

Decreasing poverty, increased production

Rural development, urbanization

Globalization, trade and rising food prices

Climate change and disasters

Endangered species (fish)

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Sources for the Initiative based on ICAS IV conference

ICAS IV

FAO crisis

Globalization trends

Food for fuel

Food price crisis

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ICAS IV Beijing

Production data in developing countries (Africa) is missing

Knowledge on agricultural statistics lacking

Expertise in sustainable production methods lacking

Fragmentation between national organizations involved in agriculture

Investment in agriculture statistics under pressure from many other demands

International network of agricultural statistics does not work well

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Steps done and steps to go

Side meeting UNSC (febr 2008)

FAO evaluation and strategy (July 2008)

Expert group meeting (October 2008)

UNSC, building awareness (February 2009)

Start of global renewed dialogue on agricultural statistics

Set of initiatives needed (Paris 21, awareness in related fields of statistics e.g. Environment) : 2008 to start

Satellite meeting ISI (august 2009)

ICAS V (Uganda) (August 2010)

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Recognized emerging data needs

Basic agricultural production data (Africa!)

Prices and trade data

Data on Bio fuels

Food consumption and food intake data

Food insecurity

Agro environmental indicators

Water availability and use data

Sustainable production technologies

Emission data from agricultural production

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Short term needed developments

Remote sensing, spatial data

Spatial analysis

Agri environmental indicators

Integrated environmental and economic accounting including agricultural accounts

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Expert meeting October and further actions

Active involvement environmental statistics required

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