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Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics

The Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013) is a multi-purpose conceptual and statistical framework that is comprehensive and integrative in nature and marks out the scope of environment statistics. It provides an organizing structure to guide the collection and compilation of environment statistics at the national level. It brings together data from the various relevant subject areas and sources. It is broad and holistic in nature, covering the issues and aspects of the environment that are relevant for policy analysis and decision making by applying it to cross-cutting issues such as climate change

Service line: Evidence-based policy
Category: Environment Statistics and Environmental-Economic Accounting
Created by: Statistics Division
Type: Capacity Development Tool
Format: Handbook
Language(s): English
Location: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment/fdes.htm
Publication: 2013
Target audience: National Statistical offices, Government practitioners
Availability: Web accessible/downloadable