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Uniting the data of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO)

Uniting the data of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO)

This video was recorded at European Data Forum (EDF), Copenhagen 2012. http://data.fao.org is a one-stop shop that aggregates, integrates, and catalogues data from multiple sources within the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO). These entries cover topics related to nutrition, food and agriculture and include data such as statistics, maps, pictures, documents and more. The overall objective is to strengthen the Organization's capacity to collect, analyze, interpret, and disseminate information relating to nutrition, food and agriculture. We anticipate increased data utilisation, consistency and quality and efficiency gains through consolidation, de-duplication and improved ease of access. The approach we are taking is to unify fragmented and "linear" systems to... Show More
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