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/

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Access FAOSTAT


Geographic Coverage
 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


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES >FISHERIES    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOOD SCIENCE >FOOD QUALITY    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST PRODUCTS/COMMODITIES    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >FIELD CROP PRODUCTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >AQUATIC SCIENCES >FISHERIES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA
ECONOMY


Quality
Data quality depends upon the category of products: Agriculture,
Nutrition, Fisheries, Forestry, Food Quality Control.


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
None


Keywords
agricultural production
agricultural production indices
agriculture and food trade
trade indices
commodity balances
food supply
food balance sheets
producer prices
land
means of production
food aid (WFP)
exports of cereals by source and destination
population
fishery data
fish production
forestry data
forestry trade flow
food quality control
Codex Alimentarius
Pesticide residues in food
Veterinary drug residues in food
Biological Data Profile
TEMS
GTOS
G3OS


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
FAO Statistical Databases, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations    [Information]
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
C. CHIKHANI
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


JEAN-PHILLIPPE DECRAENE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39-6-57973215
Phone: +39-6-57975649
Fax: +39-6-57973381
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


SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


Publications/References
The David Lubin Memorial Libarary has titles of interest to FAOSTAT
users: http://www.fao.org/library/

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21

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