National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support (WB-P157987)

Regions
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 29, 2018
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 15.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 18.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 21, 2017


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Project Description

According to website of the World Bank, the proposed project 'National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support' for Bangladesh aims to improve the capacity of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) to produce quality core statistics and make them accessible to policy makers and the public. The proposed project will support the government to implement selected aspects of its National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS). 

The core component of the project are as follows:

Component A. Improving the coordination and management of statistical activities

Component B. Developing human resources and ICT infrastructure to produce and manage data

Component C. Improving the coverage and quality of core statistics required for policy

Component D. Promoting and strengthening access to and the use of official statistics

Component E. Project management and establishment of Project Implementation Unit 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Maria Eugenia Genoni
Senior Economist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance

Implementing Agencies
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
Dilder Hossain
Project Director
dilderbbsbd@yahoo.com

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