• Sudan
Geographic location 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.
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."
Government of Sudan
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2018

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the Central Bureau of Statistics to improve the quality of household poverty survey data and availability of administrative data in education and health sectors by making existing administrative data more available.

  1. Component 1: Improving the quality of household poverty survey data. The Household Budget Survey (HBS) is the official source of poverty and other social indicators in Sudan. CBS implemented HBS 2009 and 2014/15 with funding support by African Development Bank (AfDB).
  2. Component 2: Improving capacity for data analysis, report writing and dissemination. This component comprises three sets of hands-on training activities related to data analysis and dissemination and an advanced training course in English.
  3. Component 3: Improving statistical coordination and availability of administrative data in education and heath sectors CBS leads in the production and dissemination of national official statistics while it guides the sectoral statistical systems in producing high quality statistics in their domains through development of standards in concepts, definitions, classifications and methodologies. CBS focuses on surveys and censuses as sources to generate indicators while it supports government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in developing and improving system of Administrative Statistics.


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Contact Information
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World Bank:
Contact : Alvin Etang Ndip
Title : Senior Economist
Telephone No : 5346+3038

Borrower : Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Contact : Omer Hajam
Title : Director General, Department of Foreign Financing
Telephone No : 00249183730330
Email : 

Implementing Agency:
Central Bureau of Statistics
Contact : Karamalla Ali Abdelrahman
Title : Director General
Telephone No : 00249183777255
Email : 


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