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FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional  data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. 

The national version of FAOSTAT, CountrySTAT, is being developed and implemented in a number of target countries, primarily in sub-saharan Africa. It will offer a two-way data exchange facility between countries and FAO as well as a facility to store data at the national and sub-national levels.


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FAO Statistical Yearbook 2013

Issued annually, FAO's Statistical Yearbook is an authoritative compendium of data on the major trends shaping global food and agriculture today. For each thematic area, brief analyses of the main trends are paired with graphical data visualizations as well as tables with key indicators.

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2013

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 The following subject domains have been updated: 

Country groups are those specified in the United Nations classification. Composition of Eastern Europe now reflects geographic definition. 

SUA/Food Balance Sheets/Consumption/Commodity Balances:

Datasets for the above domains are available up to 2005. Data to 2007 should be disseminated by year-end.  

Translations are being finalized and the complete website will be available in all languages shortly.  

Data archives have been moved to the respective subject domains.

To get access to the FAOSTAT registered users area, please consult the FAOSTAT Registered Users Page.

Sudan and South Sudan:
On 9 July 2011 South Sudan became an independent state and on 14 July 2011 it became a Member of the United Nations. Therefore, starting 2011, data for South Sudan and Sudan, where available, are shown under the appropriate country name. For periods prior to the independence of South Sudan in 2011, data for Sudan include those for South Sudan unless otherwise indicated.

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
A dispute exists between the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

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