Agriculture and Food Supply Data

See also the resources on my companion page for the ISA Compendium's "Review of Available Data Sets" article, which may have been updated more recently than some of the resources on this page.

My Environmental Topics and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data. See also the section on resource scarcity, below.

TerraStat (from the UN FAO; information about land use potential in each country, such as soil quality, arable land, and human-induced land degradation).

FAO ProdStat data on agricultural production (from the UN FAO; see their separate interfaces for crops and livestock production data)

FAOSTAT data on agricultural producer prices (from the UN FAO)

FAO TradeStat data on agricultural trade (from the UN FAO)

FAOSTAT data on pesticides trade (from the UN FAO)

FAOSTAT Land Use data (from the UN FAO)

FAOSTAT Fertilizer data (from the UN FAO)

FAOSTAT Agricultural Machinery and Equipment data (from the UN FAO)

Global Livestock Production and Health Atlas/GLIPHA (from the UN FAO)

Agricultural data (this data set is linked from the bottom of Harvard's Center for International Development geography data web page)

Energy Data

My Environmental Topics and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data. See also the section on resource scarcity, below.

BP-Amoco's Statistical Review of World Energy (includes reports on oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, hydroelectricity, and primary energy, including data on proven reserves, production, consumption, and trade)

International Energy Data and Analysis (from the U.S. Energy Information Administration)

UN Joint Oil Data Initiative (JODI)

UN Energy Statistics Database (from the UN data browser; see also the UNSD's Energy Statistics site, including the Energy Statistics Yearbook and annual Energy Balances and Electricity Profilesreport)

USGS Minerals Yearbook

Oil and Gas Industry Projects (from Offshore-Technology.com, "The website for the offshore oil and gas industry"; a list of projects around the world where offshore drilling is occurring, including some in disputed waters)

Fisheries Data

My Maritime, Environmental Topics, and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data. See also the section on resource scarcity, below.

Fishery Production data

Fishery Aquaculture Production data

Fishery Capture Production data

Fishery Commodities and Trade data

Global Number of Fishers data (from the UN FAO; data on the number of peple engaged in fishing in each country, often broken down by gender and time spent fishing)

Consumption of Fish and Fishery Products data

Forestry Data

My Environmental Topics and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data. See also the section on resource scarcity, below.

UN FAO Forestry Country Profiles

ForesSTAT (from the UN FAO)

Forestry Trade Flows (from the UN FAO)

Fresh Water Data

My Fresh Water, Environmental Topics, and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data.

AquaStat (from the UN FAO; a series of regional and country reports, usually full of data, on the scarcity and usage of water resources)

Data from The World's Water

Monthly Discharge Data for World Rivers (except former Soviet Union) (an extended version of the UNESCO/WMO River Flow Data; this can be supplemented with the extended Russian River Flow Data by Bodo)

Global River Discharge Database (RivDis) (a research project compiling river flow data for major world rivers)

Hydrosphere Data (from the National Center for Atmospheric Research; access to a number of water-, river-, and precipitation-related data sets)

Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database (from Aaron Wolf at Oregon State University; this project offers a variety of useful tabular and spatial data related to fresh water and rivers:)

R-HydroNET V1.0 (Web-accessible hydrological and other data on South and Central America and the Caribbean)

Other Resources

My Environmental Topics and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data.

World Resources Report (from the World Resources Institute, UN Environment Program, UN Development Program, and World Bank)

General Climate and Environmental Data

My Environmental Topics and International Organizations pages may also provide relevant information or data.

Population, Landscape, and Climate Estimates (PLACE) data (from CIESIN; estimates for each country of the population and area covered by each class of a number of demographic, physical, biological, and climatic variables such as biomes, climate zones, coastal proximity zones, elevation zones, and population density zones)

Environmental Performance Index (from the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) of Columbia University, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission)

Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections (from CIESIN; a compilation of over 400 variables from the Environmental Performance Index (EPI), Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI), Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI), Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainability, The Wellbeing of Nations, and the National Footprint Accounts/Ecological Footprint and Biocapacity)

UN Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data (from the UN data browser; see also the UNFCCC's data page)

The National Center for Atmospheric Research offers a number of other online data sets (spatial and otherwise) and resources:

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators Service/ENTRI (from CIESIN; includes a searchable portal to information by treaty or by country)


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