Monthly Archives: October 2010

First ever World Statistics Day celebrated in over 100 countries on 20 October 2010

By | 18 October 2010

Statistics are a vital tool for economic and social development, including our efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon New York, 18 October 2010 — World Statistics Day, celebrated globally for the first time on 20 October 2010, will pay tribute to the outstanding work statisticians produce and disseminate daily.… Read More »

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Media Advisory: World Food Day 2010

By | 13 October 2010

Pretoria – In 2009, the critical threshold of one billion hungry people in the world was reached in part due to soaring food prices and the financial crisis, a “tragic achievement in these modern days”, according to FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf.

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