Comoros Statistics Project (WB-P159437)

  • Comoros
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jan 9, 2017
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Government of Comoros
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 27, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Statistics Project for Comoros is to strengthen the capacity of the National Statistical Office, National Institute of Statistics, Economic, and Demographic Studies (INSEED) to improve the production and dissemination of statistics. The project comprises of four components. The first component is implementation, analysis and dissemination of the 2016 population and housing census. It consists of following sub-components: (i) population enumeration; (ii) post-enumeration survey; and (iii) data processing, analysis, and dissemination. The second component is implementation of the 2018-2019 household poverty and living standards survey. It consists of following sub-components: (i) survey preparation and design; (ii) survey implementation and data collection; and (iii) data processing and dissemination. The third component, strengthening of human and infrastructure capacity will focus on building human capacity, particularly in processing national accounts (NA) and price statistics, and upgrading the infrastructure in terms of information technology (IT) equipment and software. It consists of following sub-components: (i) technical assistance; and (ii) acquisition of equipment. The fourth component, project management will support the activities related to the coordination, and monitoring and evaluation (M and E), especially the production of project reports (progress and completion), follow-up of the project’s results framework, and preparation of the final audit report.
Investment Description

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