Somaliland Statistical Capacity Building


Overview

  • Reference: P-SO-KF0-004
  • Approval date: 13/09/2013
  • Start date: 01/08/2014
  • Appraisal Date: 05/09/2013
  • Status: OngoingOnGo
  • Implementing Agency: GOVERNMENT OF SOMALIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE
  • Location: SOMALIA

Description

The overal objective of the project is to build the institutional and technical capacity of the Central Statistics Department of Somaliland Ministry of Planning and Development to enable it achieve its mandate and effectively carry out, supervise and ccordanate all statistical activities specified in the Somaliland Statistical Development Program (2013 - 2017). The project cost is USD 535900 that will have Technical Assistance, training, IT and Software and Audit components.


Objectives

Support government to effectively supervise and coordinate all statistical activities in Somaliland as specified in the Somaliland Developemnt Program (2013 - 2017)


Rationale

Somaliland does not produce relaible and timely statistics, vital for effective policy formulation, for measuring progress, and for accurate reporting on the developmeny outcomes at local, national and international levels. The statistical infrastructure and systems were largely destroyed, whichcontrains the collection, mpilation and dissemination of the statistics in Somilia. The statistical capacity building activities in Somalailnd are largely uncoordinated and incoherently weak. The statistics produced will support the planning process and the implementation of the Somaliland Deleopment Plan (2012 - 2016)


Benefits

The project will contribute to knowledge building in the area of statistical developmeny in the Central Statistics Department of the Minsitry of Planning and Development, Hargeisa. It will enhance staff technical knowledge and compentencies in the statistical meothods and production and dissemination. The Bank and other stakeholders will recieve timlely and reliable statistics produced by the Somalia Statistical System


Key contacts

BAHEMUKA Stephen Gahwera - RDGE4


Costs

Finance source Amount
Co-financierUAC 355,136
TotalUAC 355,136