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Farm Management and Production Economics Service (AGSP)

Farm Management and Production Economics Service of FAO supports sustainable development  through improved information and methods for analyzing farm household systems


    FAO Farm Management and Production Economics Service (AGSP) is one of four principal services of the Agricultural Support Systems Division .  AGSP focuses its activities on improving the understanding of different farm-household systems by farmers, extension agents, researchers and policy planners, through the provision of economic and systems information and improved analytical methods.  The work of the Service is organized into two inter-related functional areas: (i)  Farming Systems Approach to Development (FSD); and (ii) Farm Management and Farm Data Systems.

    The Service comprises six permanent professionals and supporting associate professional and general service staff in FAO Headquarters, closely linked to five officers working in FAO regional and sub-regional offices.  Collaborative links are also maintained with other FAO services and divisions, and with international agricultural research and development organizations.


    Farm Management and Production Economics Service,
    Agricultural Support Systems Division,
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
    Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

            Last update:   03 June 1998