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8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII)
- 19 Nov 2019
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The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) is being held from 18th to 21st November 2019 in New Delhi.
- Organised by: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in collaboration with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, International Statistical Institute - Committee on Agricultural Statistics (ISI-CAS), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and various other organizations.
- Theme: Statistics for Transformation of Agriculture to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
- ICAS is a series of conferences, sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Bank (WB), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other international development agencies.
- It was started in 1998 based on overarching need for agricultural data worldwide. It is conducted every three years and the last conference was held in Rome in 2016.