AQUASTAT Database
Entry ID: Aquastat

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Summary
Abstract: AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system of water and agriculture
developed by the Land and Water Development Division of FAO. The
AQUASTAT database provides information on water and agriculture by
countries organized by categories.

The objective of AQUASTAT is to provide users with comprehensive
information on the state of agricultural water management across the
world, with emphasis on ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.

Description: AQUASTAT home page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: 12.0   E: 60.0   W: 20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Food and Agriculture Organization, Water Resources Development and Management Service
Dataset Title: AQUASTAT database
Dataset Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/dbases/index.stm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
Location Keywords
Quality The accuracy and reliability of the information vary greatly between
regions, countries and categories of information, as does the year in
which the information was gathered. These considerations are
discussed in the country profiles.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Water Resources, Management and Development Service, Land and Water Development Division,Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/aglw/
Dataset ID: aquastat

Data Center Personnel
Name: FAO PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
Phone: +39 06 570 54243
Fax: +39 06 570 56167
Email: FAO-HQ at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39 06 570 54243
Fax: +39 06 570 56167
Email: FAO-HQ at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
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Publications/References
FAO Water Report 7 "Irrigation in Africa in Figures, 1994-1994"; FAO
Water Report 9 "Irrigation in the Near East Region in Figures,
1995-1996"; FAO Water Report 15 "Irrigation in the Countries of the
Former Soviet Union in Figures, 1997; Countries of Asia not included in
the two previous reports on the Near East (Water Report 9) and on the former
Soviet Union (Water Report 15). Water Report 20 is the most recent and
came out in 2000. It covers the Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-11-30
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