African Statistical Journal Vol. 6

This volume includes a special focus on the 2008 round of the International Comparison Program (ICP) whose implementation in Africa is managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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African Statistical Journal, Volume 6, May 2008




Corrigendum Note to our Readership

The Role of Surveys in Policy Monitoring and Evaluation in Burkina Faso
Nicolas Ponty, UNDP, Bamako, Mali

Measurements and Determinants of Food Insecurity in Burundi.
Evaline Diang’a, PAM, Bujumbura, Burundi, Quentin Wodon, Banque Mondiale, Washington, Etats-Unis & Jean-Paul Zoyem, CASE-DAFRIQUE, Paris, France

The dynamics of Secondary Abstinence among Unmarried Young People: Analysis of Event History Calendar data From Kabale and Mukono District in Uganda.
David Holmes & Roger Ingham, University of Southampton, UK & Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Uganda

Statistical Harmonization and African Integration.
Dossina YEO & Jean Yves ADOU, Africa Union Commission, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

International Comparison Programme for Africa: Summary of Final Results.
 AfDB, Tunis, Tunisia

Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Opportunities for Africa..
Fred Gault, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Africa’s Plan of Action for Science and Technology and Indicators: South African experience.
Michael Kahn, Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

The Current State of International Science Statistics for Africa
Simon Ellis, UNESCO, Institute for Statistics, Montreal, Canada
Repositioning the National Statistical Systems of African Countries within the Framework of International Best Practices: The Case of Nigeria.
Vincent O. Akinyosoye, National Bureau of Statistics, Abuja, Nigeria

Editorial Policy
Notes to Authors
FaHighlights of the First Quarter 2008

Regional Workshop on the African Comparison of PPP-adjusted GDPs and Price Level Differentials, Accra, Ghana, 28 November–2 December 2007
First Meeting of the Statistical Commission for Africa (StatCom-Africa I), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21–23 January 2008
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