22 Nov 2019

The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII)

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The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture in New Delhi from 18th to 21st November 2019.

Theme 

The theme of this year’s ICAS is ‘Statistics for the Transformation of Agriculture to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’.

Who organized it?

The conference was organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation,  ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (ICAR-IASRI), Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics (ISAS) and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)  International Statistical Institute, Committee on Agricultural Statistics (ISI-CAS), FAO, the USDA, ADB, World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Eurostat, AfD(African Development Bank) and various other organizations.

About ICAS

  • ICAS is a series of conferences that started in 1998 based on the overarching need for agricultural data worldwide. 
  • The conference is conducted every three years based on the overarching need for agricultural data worldwide and the last conference was held in Rome in 2016.