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8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics

Current context: The Ministry of Agriculture has organized the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS) in New Delhi from 18th to 21st November 2019.
 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics
  • The conference is organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, ADB, World Bank, AfDB and various other organizations
  • The theme of ICAS for 2019 is ‘Statistics for Transformation of Agriculture to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’
  • Bill Gates will be the Chief Guest at the conference
  • The conference is conducted every three years and the last conference was held in Rome in 2016.
  • The conference on agricultural statistics is to provide learning opportunity for the scientists and statisticians to adopt modern practises in agriculture that includes AI, precision farming, Big Data analysis etc.
  • The conference is being held to solve the problems in the field of statistics in the country, even after a large amount of data is available.

Question: 

The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS) 2019 was recently held at?
a. Rome, Italy
b. New Delhi, India
c. Brasilia, Brazil
d. Paris, France
8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on November 16, 2019 Rating: 5

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