On behalf of the National Organising Committee (Uganda) and the International Organising Committee/Scientific Programme Committee, we take this opportunity to invite you to the Fifth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-V) to take place from 13th 15th October 2010 in Kampala, Uganda. This venue was selected during the ICAS-IV conference in Beijing, China.
The ICAS-V conference is open to all producers, suppliers, trainers and users of Agricultural Statistics, such as economists, statisticians, researchers, analysts and decision-makers from government entities, the academia, , development partners and international organisations. It is as well open to the private sector, including the business community. More details and updates regarding the conference can be found at the Conference website . A copy of the ICAS-V detailed programme and brochure can also be downloaded from the website. We request for your support and assistance in distributing the brochure and in publicising the information therein as widely as possible.
The Conference will focus on the UN report titled Global Strategy for Improving Agriculture Statistics under the theme Integrating Agricultural Statistics into National Statistical Systems. The need for integration of agricultural statistics stems from the fact that many countries have for instance been using piecemeal approaches rather than integrated frameworks that would be the basis of long term development plans towards sustainable statistical systems ... read more


Download the ICAS-V Brochure
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Download the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics document Updated

Download the ICAS-V programme Updated

Download the ICAS-V Conference Registration Form Updated

ICAS-V Session Organisers

ICAS-V SideEvent Agenda

ICAS-V Pre-Conference Agenda

ICAS-V Training Invitation letter

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Speke Resort Munyonyo

Conveniently located only 12 km from the centre of Kampala, Speke Resort & Conference Centre offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-function meeting rooms accommodating groups of 10-300.

Accomodation and Travel Information

Kampala offers comfortable accommodation and travel services that you can have access to. These services offer a friendly atmosphere and makes your stay a pleasant one. Updated

Call for Conference Papers

This is a call for economists, statisticians and analysts working on agricultural/forestry/fishery/rural statistics, in their economic, social and environmental dimensions, to participate in the upcoming Fifth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics in Kampala, Uganda, on 13-15 October 2010
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The Pre-Conference Seminar

A Pre-Conference Seminar On Methodology for Agricultural Censuses and Surveys will be held on October 12, before the Fifth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-V) which will take place from 13th – 15th October 2010 in Kampala, Uganda. The Pre-Conference Seminar is open to young statisticians, under the age of 35, working in the field of agricultural statistics with a strong interest in agricultural statistics.
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Our Sponsors

Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uganda
Islamic Development Bank
Food and Agriculture Organisation
International Statistical Institute
National Agricultural Statistics Service The World Bank United Nations Statistics Division
Economic Research Service
African Development Bank Group