Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa (HISWA)

On 26 March 2020, the World Bank Group Board has approved the project Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa (HISWA) to strengthen the statistical systems of Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Togo, and to support the African Union (AU) and the...

50x2030 presented at ICAS 2019

The Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) was held on 18 -21 November 2019 in New Delhi. About 400 delegates from around the world gathered to discuss issues related to agricultural statistics development, focusing in particular on this year’s theme: ‘Statistics for...

The 50x2030 Initiative launched at UNGA 73

The Data to End Hunger event - organized by the Governments of Ghana, Kenya and Sierra Leone, FAO, the World Bank, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, during the 73rd United...

LSMS Supports FAO-Led AGRISurvey pilot

Fieldwork has commenced in Ecuador for the FAO-led pilot on the AGRISurvey Economy module. The pilot study, which is conducted under the Global Rural and Agricultural Integrated Surveys (GRAInS) Partnership between FAO and the World Bank, features a test of the World Bank’s Survey Solutions...