The Nigeria National Population Commission joins ADP ! (Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria - June 2012)
The Accelerated Data Program continues its reinforcement of the National Statistical System in Abuja, Nigeria. A Mircodata Management Toolkit Workshop was undertaken from June 18-22 to introduce the National Population Commission (NPopC) to the tools and the DDI standard. NPopC is the third federal agency now using the IHSN tools, together with the National Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Health. The tools were well received by technicians and senior management.
ADP in contact with the Central America Statistical Commission (CENTROESTAD) of the Central America Integration System (SICA)
SICA´s authorities requested support to document, preserve and disseminate 26 microdatasets related to Central America Food Security. The objective is to support the indicator´s harmonization process in the framework of the PRESISAN Sub regional Project.
Regional training on documenting and archiving of Population and Housing Censuses held in Manila, 18-22 June 2012
The “Regional training on documenting and archiving of Population and Housing Censuses” was held in Manila, Philippines, on 18-22 June 2012. Organized jointly with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (UNSIAP), the workshop was geared towards promoting good documentation and archiving of population and housing censuses - to increase its use and promote its accessibility.
Technical capacity to archive and document surveys was expanded to 4 more agencies in the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) through the conduct of the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit Training in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines on 4 to 8 June 2012, further to the 12 agencies trained prior to 2012.
From June 25 to 29 an IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit Workshop was held to document selected administrative records of the public administration of the Government of Yucatan. This was the very first MMT Workshop focusing only on Administrative Records. Interesting lessons were learnt, which will be useful to respond to a growing demand on this field.