World Food ProgrammeInternational Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentEuropean UnionFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations



Training in Food Security Statistical Trend Analysis

13 Feb 2012 17 Feb 2012
, Vientiane
, Asia - Southeast, Lao PDR



Lao Statistics Bureau (LSB), LuangPrabang Road

Target Audience

Staff members with an interest and mandate for collecting, managing, analyzing and reporting food security information


Food Security Statistics


The training workshop aims at building the capacity of national stakeholders, including staff from relevant ministries, academic and research institutions, interested in:

  • food security analysis; and
  • reporting household survey data using the FAO Food Security Statistics Module.

Expected outputs:

  • Enhanced understanding of progress made towards the MDG hunger indicators and food security indicators at national and sub-national levels.
  • Statistics staff members trained in processing, analysing and reporting food security statistics.
  • Staff trained in analysing and using  food security indicators


Mr. Vilaysook Sisoulath
Technical Officer, Lao Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Planning and Investment

Mr. Phouthasinh Khamvongsa
National Project Coordinator, EC-FAO Food Security Programme

Mr. Bruce Isaacson
Chief Technical Advisor, EC-FAO Food Security Programme

Related Training


 FSSM-LECS agenda feb 2012.pdf


The “Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction” programme is funded by the European Union with additional resources provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The programme is managed by FAO and collaborates with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP)”