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.
Details at https://icas2019.icar.gov.in/ca.aspx
Submit your abstracts by 10th June 2019.
Dr. Suchith Anand
Chief Scientific Adviser
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition