FAOSTAT Database on Agriculture
Entry ID: faostat

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Summary
Abstract: FAOSTAT is an on-line and CD multilingual database currently containing over one million time-series records, updated as of September 2001, covering 210 countries and territories and international statistics concerning 3000 items in the following areas: Production, Trade, Food Balance Sheets Fertilizer and Pesticides, Land Use and Irrigation, Forest Products, Fishery Products, Population, Agricultural Machinery and Food Aid Shipments.

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http://faostat.fao.org/
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Description: Access FAOSTAT
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Dataset Title: FAOSTAT Database on Agriculture
Dataset Release Place: Rome, Italy
Dataset Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Other Citation Details: FAOSTAT is available online
Online Resource: http://faostat.fao.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data quality depends upon the category of products: Agriculture,
Nutrition, Fisheries, Forestry, Food Quality Control.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
FAO Statistical Databases, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://faostat.fao.org/
Dataset ID: FAOSTAT

Data Center Personnel
Name: FAOSTAT HELP DESK
Email: FAOSTAT-Queries at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Distribution
Distribution Media: On-line
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39-6-52251
Phone: Cable: FOODAGRI ROME
Fax: +39-6-52253152
Email: faostat-inquiries at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: Italy
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Publications/References
The David Lubin Memorial Libarary has titles of interest to FAOSTAT
users: http://www.fao.org/library/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
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