Main Collections

50x2030 Surveys

This collection includes surveys implemented under the 50x2030 Initiative, a 10-year multi-agency partnership that seeks to bridge the agricultural data gap by transforming data systems in 50 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America by 2030. It is implemented through a unique partnership between the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The 50x2030 Initiative works directly with partner countries to promote data-smart agriculture to address food crises, climate vulnerabilities, improve rural livelihoods, create jobs, and build resilience.

Agricultural Censuses

This is a collection of studies on Agricultural Census activities in different countries. Majority of the studies in this collection, contain only metadata, with no microdata access. Only few studies are sample censuses with an external link to the microdata.

Agricultural Surveys

This collection contains studies which collect survey data on agriculture, including crops, livestock, forestry, or fisheries.

Data in Emergencies Monitoring Surveys

These surveys are a part of a monitoring system, developed by FAO, in 26 food crisis countries to better understand the impacts of various shocks on agricultural livelihoods, food security, and local value chains. The monitoring system consists of primary data collected from households on a periodic basis (more or less every four months, depending on seasonality). The collection contains the survey data from the different rounds.

Fishery Surveys

This is a collection of surveys related to the Fisheries domain. It contains data on small scale fisheries surveys in different countries.

Food Security

This collection includes studies which contain modules aimed at measuring food security. Note that surveys including the Food Insecurity Experience Scale surveys collected through the Gallup World Poll received large contributions from the Department for International Development, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Forest Inventory Data

This collection contains microdata, metadata, and related information on forest inventories across different countries

IFAD Impact Assessment Surveys

The impact assessments (IAs) undertaken for IFAD10 include studies in 17 countries, spanning the five IFAD regions. Each provides an assessment of impact along with lessons from the project.


This collection contains studies which collect data on individual food consumption.