Conducts surveys and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Topics include the production and supply of food and fiber, prices page and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in U.S. producers demographics.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service compiles a variety of statistics on the supply, demand, and price of world commodities. They offer databases for obtaining data on U.S. export sales; production, supply and distribution; market access and tariffs; and other trade data.
POPIN is a guide to population information available through various U.N. websites. It provides links to global and regional population statistics including population projections, demographic yearbooks, vital statistics, social indicators, urbanization, literacy, health and more.
"CIESIN has four divisions that reflect the organization's focus in the areas of Internet-based data and information management. ......Geospatial Applications, Information Services, Information Technology, and Science Applications."
“Our mission is to provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.”