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Technical Workshops

In addition to the meetings of the Global Food Market Information Group and the Rapid Response Forum, AMIS organizes technical workshops and seminars under the auspices of capacity development and enhancing market transparency.

Previous and upcoming workshops

Artificial intelligence for market intelligence
14 Nov 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
The AMIS Secretariat organized a research seminar dedicated to the work on market predictions using sentiment derived from news articles. The event was held back-to-back with the 12th Session of [...]
Approaches and Methodologies for Crop Monitoring and Production Forecasting
25 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, this international seminar provided a platform to exchange knowledge and lessons learned [...]
Training workshop: AMIS mobile tool for market price data collection
04 Apr 2016 to 07 Apr 2016
Kaduna State, Nigeria
Selected experts from different Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Nigeria were trained in the use of a new tool for mobile price data collection in a recent workshop held in [...]
Final workshop on improving rice market statistics in Thailand and the Philippines
23 Nov 2015 to 26 Nov 2015
Bangkok, Thailand
Closing the capacity building project on "Improving Rice Market Statistics in Thailand and the Philippines", this workshop discussed experiences, findings and recommendations from the past two years of project implementation. Apart [...]
Expert workshop on market indicators
12 Nov 2015 to 13 Nov 2015
Washington D.C., United States
One of the main goals of the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) is to establish market indicators that can be used to monitor price volatility and serve as a forward-looking [...]
Training Workshop on Production of Market Prices of Agricultural Commodities
05 Oct 2015 to 08 Oct 2015
Kaduna State, Nigeria
In the framework of an AMIS capacity building project, the FAO Representation in Nigeria is organizing a three-day training workshop on “Production of Market Prices of Agricultural Commodities in Nigeria [...]
Expert workshop on stock and utilization measurement in China
06 Jul 2015 to 07 Jul 2015
Beijing, China
Bringing together experts, practitioners and other stakeholders, this workshop set a pathway for enhanced measurement of stocks and utilization in China’s supply and demand balance sheets for the four AMIS [...]
Strengthening Agricultural Market Information in Bangladesh
30 Jun 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), in close collaboration with the FAO Office in Bangladesh, organized a one-day workshop to plan activities for early forecasting of rice and potato production. [...]
Training of relevant staff from federal and state agencies in Nigeria on SDMX tools and practices
13 May 2015 to 14 May 2015
Abuja and Kaduna States, Nigeria
In collaboration with the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), FAO organised a two-day training workshop on Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX). The workshop targeted staff from federal and [...]
Improving access to existing data, through the design and implementation of a user-friendly access policy in Nigeria
29 Jan 2015 to 06 Feb 2015
Abuja and Kaduna States, Nigeria
Three training workshops on proving access to existing data through the design and implementation of a user-friendly access policy took place in Abuja and Kaduna, Nigeria. These workshops brought together [...]
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