• Somalia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Feb 14, 2022
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Somalia
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 4.26 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS May 24, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Apr 8, 2022

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Project Description
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According to bank provided information, the overall objective of the project is to strengthen the national statistical system (NSS) to produce and disseminate statistical information for evidence-based policy formulation, planning and decision making. The specific objectives are:

  1. to provide technical support in institutional building and statistical operations as well as support the coordination and advocacy for the national statistical system;
  2. (ii) to enhance the technical capacity of staff, through short- and long-term official statistical trainings and on-the-job skills transfer; and
  3. (iii) to build functional Information Communication Technology (ICT) for production and management of statistical information for FGS and the beneficiary FMS.

Statistics Development Support Project for Somalia is financed by African Development Fund, ADF 15 - PBA for UA 3.0 million. This is a capacity development project for statistics that will help to enhance the quality and quantity of statistics in the country, to improve evidence-based decision-making and policy dialogue, in line with nationally determined priorities. The expected outputs of the project will be:

  1. trained staff in collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistical data as well as coordination and advocacy products;
  2. manuals and guidelines compliant with international statistical concepts, methods and classifications produced;
  3. functional and equipped ICT Statistics Departments for Federal Member States (FMS);
  4. Databases, Data portal and better quality statistical publications for Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and FMS, and functional national coordination committee and Technical Working Groups (TWGs) for the national statistical system. The implementation schedule runs from 2022 to 2024.
Investment Description
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UAC 3,000,000

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