African Centre for Statistics
Gaborone, Botswana, February 18 2014 (ECA) - The book ‘Poor numbers: How we are mislead by African Development Statistics and what to do about it’ came under heavy criticism at a seminar last night organised by the 9th Symposium on Statistical Development in Africa (ASSD), in Gaborone, Botswana.
But the author, Morten Jerven was there to defend his book.
Gaborone, Botswana, 21 February 2014 (ECA) - The 9th African Symposium on Statistical Development (ASSD) has called upon the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to institutionalize a stable structure for the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Secretariat.
Yaounde, 13 March 2014 (ECA) – To better gauge the level of intra-regional trade in Central Africa, there is great need to harmonise CEMAC-ECCAS data collection and processing methods.
Addis Ababa, 15 March 2014 (ECA) - The African Centre for Statistics (ACS) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in partnership with the secretariat of the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (INECV), are organizing a “Regional Workshop on the Use of Mobile Technologies for Data Collection and Statistical Production in Africa.”