Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics
This is a call for statisticians, economists, researchers and analysts engaged in food, agriculture (crop, livestock, fish and forests)
and rural development sector to participate in the upcoming Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VIII)
in New Delhi, India, 18-21 November, 2019.
International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS) is a series of conferences, sponsored by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World
Bank (WB), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other international development agencies. ICAS started in 1998 in response to overarching need for better agricultural data worldwide and is held every three years to address issues of agricultural
statistics (information/data) development. United States, Italy, Mexico, China, Uganda and Brazil have been the host countries for ICAS in the past.
The theme of the ICAS-VIII is
Statistics for Transformation of Agriculture to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ICAS VIII will cover a wide variety of methodological, operational and strategic
subjects having bearing on agriculture and rural development, including use of technology for modernizing statistical systems and generating statistics.
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