Sifting grain. India. Photo: Ray Witlin / World Bank

50x2030 Initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap

joins the celebration of the AFRICAN STATISTICS DAY 2022 “Strengthening data system by modernizing the production and use of agricultural statistics with a view of informing policies to improve resilience in agriculture, nutrition, and food security on the African Continent” The 50x2030 Initiative...

CAMBODIA ISSUES 2020 AGRICULTURE SURVEY REPORT

The RGC collected information between December 2020 and January 2021 on the state of the agriculture sector specifically on crop cultivation, livestock and poultry raising, aquaculture and capture fishing, including on Food Insecurity Experience Scale and COVID-19 impact on agriculture, among others...

50x2030 Initiative Data Use Workshop In Uganda

Why a Workshop on Data Use? To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, such as Zero Hunger, pursuing a roadmap that leaves no one behind, data is fundamental. Policy decisions need to be taken based on sound evidence. Although Uganda regularly produces and disseminates agricultural survey data...

UGANDA RELEASES ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL SURVEY 2019 REPORT

Uganda, one of the partner countries of the 50x2030 Initiative, recently released its Annual Agricultural Survey (AAS) 2019 report providing stakeholders with key data and information on the country’s agricultural sector. The survey was conducted by Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in close...

Robust and reliable agricultural data is essential for countries to develop targeted policies for sustainable food production and economic growth. But many low- and lower middle-income countries are often unable to produce and use this kind of data.

The papers cover the Initiative’s innovative approaches to a range of issues, from data collection, to modelling, to technical and financial assistance, and more. As well as providing insights into the successes and challenges to date, they also contribute to critical discussions on the production...