Ethiopia 2017 Population and Housing Census Support (WB-P161769)

  • Ethiopia
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 24, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the requested Grant is to support Ethiopia in the successful implementation of the Population and Housing Census (PHC) planned for 2017. The Grant will support the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) and tUNFPA Population Fund (UNFPA) to implement a newly developed census enumeration methodology that will ensure complete and accurate enumeration of the entire population. The 2017 PHC will collect information on all persons present within the borders of Ethiopia on the census reference date. Unlike the previous census (es) the 2017 PHC will be based on one reference date countrywide.
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Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation Contact: Ato Abdulaziz Mohammed Title: Minister Tel: 251111552400 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Central Statistical Agency Contact: Biratu Yigezu Title: Director General Tel: 011255 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: