• Sudan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Government of Sudan
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2018

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Project Description

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.


Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

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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