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FRAMEWORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENVIRONMENT STATISTICS (FDES)

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French Equivalent: Cadre pour le développement des statistiques de l’environnement (FDES)

Definition:
The framework for the development of environment statistics (FDES) is a conceptual framework that assists in the development, coordination and organization of environment statistics and related socio-economic and demographic statistics. It was developed by the United Nations Statistics Division in 1984, and is based on stress—response principles of environmental impacts.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Framework for indicators of sustainable development (FISD)
Stress-response environmental statistical system

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001