Two online talks on bridging research and policy responses to COVID-19 will bring together academics and policymakers to synthetize responses on the future of the value chain, food security, women, youth and vulnerable groups in the post-coronavirus era.Read More
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently released the “2019 Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria” report, which highlights that 40 percent of the total population, or almost 83 million people, live below the country’s poverty line of 137,430 naira ($381.75) per year.Read More
As part of a global effort by the World Bank, LSMS is launching high-frequency phone surveys in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda to track national responses to COVID-19 and its socio-economic impactsRead More
A five-day training on “Measuring Consumption through Household Surveys” took place at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with the Center for Development Data of the World Bank. In attendance were 21 participants from national statistics offices and government ministries of Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.Read More
The Haut Commissariat au Plan (HCP) of Morocco and the Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) have signed on January 8th in Rabat a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at consolidating bilateral cooperation between the two institutions in the field of statistics. The cooperation between... Read More
WB Working Paper
Individual-level employment data have a wide range of applications. They are used to monitor labor markets and the Sustainable Development Goals, contribute to understanding and explaining...
WB Working Paper
Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment: Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities
Rural economies are in transition around the world; in many countries, improved technology and linkages across sectors have expanded access to markets and accelerated production for some farmers. At...