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FAO Statistical Database Dissemination System
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Disseminate FAO statistical data world-wide.



The maps of agricultural statistics
for developing countries have
been generated at UNEP/GRID-Arendal
by downloading data from FAOSTAT
in a CSV format and using a mapping tool
of Microsoft Excel 7

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The dissemination system was built on top of the core FAOSTAT Statistical Database System of agricultural statistics on the country, regional, and global levels. The dissemination system development included the elaboration of the Internet interface to the FAOSTAT application code and the Database. Special features were added, including specific statistics logging, subscription and FTP service, multi-lingual support, and maintenance features.

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Since its inauguration in mid-1995, the system has by end 1996 processed over 220,000 external database queries and 35,000 internal (FAO) queries.


Cattle in Developing Countries - 1994.
Symbol size corresponds to cattle count



Agricultural production (net per capita), PIN value.
base 1989 - 1991.

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Contact : Kurt Vertucci, Technical Systems Branch of the Computer Service Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy
Phone: + 39 6 5225 5548 Fax: + 39 6 5225 6204
E-Mail: Kurt.Vertucci@fao.org | http://apps.fao.org/