Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The FAO Statistical Yearbook presents a visual synthesis of the major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions.
Food and Agriculture Organizationis the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. It works to alleviate poverty and hunger by promoting sustainable agricultural development, improved nutrition and the pursuit of food security. FAO especially helps developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all.
FAO Statistics Divisioncollates and disseminates food and agricultural statistics globally. The division develops methodologies and standards for data collection, and holds regular meetings and workshops to support member countries develop statistical systems. The division produces publications, working papers and statistical yearbooks that cover food security, prices, production and trade and agri-environmental statistics.
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to hunger, food and agriculture for approximately 245 countries and 35 regional areas from 1961 through the present. It also offers an innovative tool, FAOSTAT Analysis, for basic statistical analysis of the data.
World-statistics has an official license to reproduce data from FAOSTAT