Key Resources


Bubb, P.J., Butchart, S.H.M., Collen, B., Dublin, H., Kapos, V., Pollock, C., Stuart, S. N., Vié, J­ C. (2009). IUCN Red List Index Guidance for National and Regional Use. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Data Revolution Group (2014), A World That Counts: Mobilizing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2015), Guidelines on International Classifications for Agricultural Statistics.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2015), World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020.

Global Strategy (2014), Assessing Country Capacity to Produce Agricultural and Rural Statistics.

International Conference on Agricultural Statistics VI (2013) – Proceedings, Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, and Rural Development. Linking Statistics with Decision Making.

Paris21 (2013), Towards a Post­ 2015 Framework that Counts: Developing National Statistical Capacity. 

Paris21 Task Force on Improved Statistical Support for Monitoring Development Goals, Household Surveys and the Millennium Development Goals.

Sustainable Development Solutions Network (2015), Data for Development: A Needs Assessment for SDG Monitoring and Statistical Capacity Development.

Sustainable Development Solutions Network (2015), Indicators and a Monitoring Framework for the Sustainable Development Goals: Launching a Data Revolution.

The World Bank (2000), Designing Household Survey Questionnaires for Developing Countries: Lessons from 15 Years of the Living Standards Measurement Study.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2003), Information Tools for the Preparation and Monitoring of Education Plans.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (2013), Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. 

United Nations Statistics Division – DESA (2005), Household Sample Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries.

United Nations Statistics Division – DESA (2008), Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses – Revision 2.

United Nations Statistics Division – DESA (2010), Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010.

United Nations Statistics Division­DESA (2010), Economic Census: Challenges and Good Practices.

USAID (2006), Guide to DHS Statistics: Demographic and Health Surveys Methodology.

World Bank Group|World Health Organization (2014), Global Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Scaling up Investment Plan 2015­2024.

World Health Organization (2004), Developing Health Management Information Systems: A Practical Guide for Developing Countries