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Living Standards Measurement Study

Get ready for the The Ninth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS IX) on May 17 - 19, 2023 at the World Bank HQ in Washington DC!

ICAS is an annual conference that focuses on fostering and leveraging best practices and research in response to the changing needs and opportunities for agricultural statistics. The conference brings together experts from around the world to share research and operational accomplishments, and to explore the latest methodological innovations by countries and development partners. 


Hosts: The World Bank, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in coordination with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Theme: Harnessing Data to Inform an Equitable and Sustainable Agri-Food Systems Transformation


What's happening

The organizing committee is putting together presentation sessions, side events, among other activities. 

Looking to participate? Registration will open soon. Check back for updates and for the registration link! 


Potential topics: 

  • Food Security Diets and Nutrition
  • Rural Development, poverty and social issues
  • Climate Change and Environmental Issues
  • Sustainable agriculture production and consumption
  • Markets, Prices and Value chains
  • Shocks, risks and resilience
  • Natural Resource Use
  • Data collection / Data Quality
  • Alternative data sources / data integration / data interoperability
  • Innovative approaches to data analysis
  • Data access / Data Dissemination / Data Use for policy making
  • Capacity Building in Agricultural Statistics