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Documentation for package ‘FAOSTAT’ version 2.2.1

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FAOSTAT-package A complementary package to the FAOSTAT database and the Statistical Yearbook of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
Aggregation Compute Aggregates
chConstruct Construct year to year change
chgr Absolute change between the year
CHMT This function avoids double counting of China.
constructSYB Construct/Creat new variable.
download_faostat_bulk Download bulk data from the faostat website http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data
ebind A function to bind the different entity level.
FAOcheck This function perform some check on the data
FAOcountryProfile Country profile
FAOmetaTable The search tree for FAOSTAT3
FAOregionProfile Regional profile
FAOsearch Search FAOSTAT tables
fillCountryCode A function to get country code when not available in data.
geogr Geometric growth rate
getFAO Access to FAO FAOSTAT API.
getFAOtoSYB Access to FAO FAOSTAT API
getWDI Access to World Bank WDI API
getWDImetaData World Bank Indicator Metadata
getWDItoSYB Access to World Bank WDI API
get_faostat_bulk Download bulk data from the faostat website http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data
grConstruct Construct Growth rate
indConstruct Construct indices
lsgr Least squares growth rate
mergeSYB Function for merging data from different source.
overlap This function checks whether there are overlapping between the transitional countries.
printLab Print labels
read_faostat_bulk Download bulk data from the faostat website http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data
scaleUnit A function to standardize the unit
shConstruct Construct share variable
translateCountryCode A function to translate between different country coding systems
translateUnit Function to translate multipliers