Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics and Food Security Analysis’
Date: 29-30 May 2023
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme and the UN-OIC Cooperation Matrix for 2022-2024, SESRIC organised a Training Course on ‘Agriculture Statistics and Food Security Analysis’ with the attendance of 52 experts from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 18 OIC countries on 29-30 May 2023 through an online video conferencing platform.

Ms. Octavia Rizky Prasetyo and Ms. Ratna Rizki Amalia, Statisticians at the BPS-Statistics Indonesia, conducted the course and covered the following topics:

  • The Importance and Coverage of Agricultural Statistics
  • Data Sources, Statistical Units, and Data Collection Method
  • Indonesia’s Experience for Crop Estimation
  • Agricultural Census (Importance, Methodological Consideration, and Items Recommended)
  • Integrated and Sustainable Agricultural Data Collection (Importance and Framework Consideration)
  • Food Security Measurements and Analysis

In line with the joint activities agreed upon during the 15th Session of UN-OIC General Meeting on Cooperation held in Geneva, Switzerland on 18-20 July 2022; Mr. Dorian Kalamvrezos Navarro, Statistician at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and Dr. Suat Atan, System Supervisor and Program Manager of the Food Balance Database Program at the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS), contributed to this training course on the following topics:

  • Measurement of the Food and Agriculture-related SDG Indicators in OIC countries (FAO)
  • Network Analysis and Visualization Methods for Food Security and Trade (IOFS)

The presentation of the training course is available at this link.

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