Creation of a new network supporting the implementation of the training component of Agricultural and Rural Statistics

[ 2 – 4 September 2014, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan]

SIAP held the Sixth Workshop on Forging Partnerships in Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific: Networking and Coordination for Agricultural and Rural Statistic on 2 – 4 September 2014 in Tsukuba, Japan. The 21 training, statistics and agricultural officials agreed on recommendations regarding the role, functions and membership for the Sub-Group on Agricultural and Rural Statistics of the Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia & the Pacific. The sub-group will support the implementation of the training component of the Regional Action Plan of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics.