FAOSTAT Database on Agriculture

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: FAOSTAT Database on Agriculture
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Rome, Italy
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Other_Citation_Details:
FAOSTAT is available online
Online_Linkage: http://faostat.fao.org/
Description:
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. Information was obtained from http://faostat.fao.org/
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: The David Lubin Memorial Libarary has titles of interest to FAOSTAT users: http://www.fao.org/library/
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19610101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES > FISHERIES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROP/PLANT YIELDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOOD SCIENCE > FOOD QUALITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST MANAGEMENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST PRODUCTS/COMMODITIES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > FIELD CROP PRODUCTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > AQUATIC SCIENCES > FISHERIES
Theme_Keyword: Agricultural Production
Theme_Keyword: Agricultural Production Indices
Theme_Keyword: Agriculture And Food Trade
Theme_Keyword: Trade Indices
Theme_Keyword: Commodity Balances
Theme_Keyword: Food Supply
Theme_Keyword: Food Balance Sheets
Theme_Keyword: Producer Prices
Theme_Keyword: Land
Theme_Keyword: Means Of Production
Theme_Keyword: Food Aid (wfp)
Theme_Keyword: Exports Of Cereals By Source And Destination
Theme_Keyword: Population
Theme_Keyword: Fishery Data
Theme_Keyword: Fish Production
Theme_Keyword: Forestry Data
Theme_Keyword: Forestry Trade Flow
Theme_Keyword: Food Quality Control
Theme_Keyword: Codex Alimentarius
Theme_Keyword: Pesticide Residues In Food
Theme_Keyword: Veterinary Drug Residues In Food
Theme_Keyword: Biological Data Profile
Theme_Keyword: Tems
Theme_Keyword: Gtos
Theme_Keyword: G3os
Theme_Keyword: FARMING
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ECONOMY
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: C. CHIKHANI
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: JEAN-PHILLIPPE DECRAENE
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal_Code: 00100
Country: Italy
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal_Code: 00100
Country: Italy
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +39-6-52251
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Cable: FOODAGRI ROME
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +39-6-57973215
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +39-6-57975649
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +39-6-52253152
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +39-6-57973381
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: faostat-inquiries@fao.org
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: faostat-inquiries@fao.org
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Data quality depends upon the category of products: Agriculture, Nutrition, Fisheries, Forestry, Food Quality Control.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: UN/FAO/FAOSTAT > FAO Statistical Databases, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
Contact_Person: FAOSTAT HELP DESK
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal_Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: FAOSTAT-Queries@fao.org
Resource_Description: FAOSTAT
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://faostat.fao.org/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://faostat.fao.org/
Access_Instructions:
Access FAOSTAT
Fees: No Fee
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20011130
Metadata_Review_Date: 20121221
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SCOTT A. RITZ
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5126
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Scott.A.Ritz@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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