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The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures
Increase investment, including through enhanced international cooperation, in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and extension services, technology development and plant and livestock gene banks in order to enhance agricultural productive capacity in developing countries, in particular least developed countries
|Global indicator description||
An Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI) greater than 1 reflects a higher orientation towards the agriculture sector, which receives a higher share of government spending relative to its contribution to economic value-added. An AOI less than 1 reflects a lower orientation to agriculture, while an AOI equal to 1 reflects neutrality in a government’s orientation to the agriculture sector.
|UN designated tier||
|UN custodian agency||
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
|Link to UN metadata||United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (PDF 223 KB) opens in a new window|