Members of the 50 x 2030 Initiative for Data-Smart Agriculture, which aims to improve data for SDG 2 implementation in 50 countries, provided a briefing at the sidelines of the 50th session of the UN Statistical Commission.Read More
A new guidebook published by the World Bank and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics ( UIS ) casts light on how to measure the heavy burden of education spending that falls on the world’s families.Read More
The Center for Development Data (C4D2) conducted its third training on Measuring Income and Wealth Through Household Surveys for Welfare Monitoring , from December 10 to 14, 2018.Read More
In January 2015, severe flooding in Malawi affected over a million families, displacing 230,000 and killing over 100 people. A team of researchers from the World Bank and LEAD Analytics, Inc., in collaboration with the National Statistical Office (NSO), subsequently leveraged the existing longitudinal household survey infrastructure in Malawi to study the micro-level impacts of exposure to flooding on agricultural and food consumption outcomes.Read More
The measurement of food consumption and expenditure is a fundamental component of any analysis of poverty and food security, and hence the importance and timeliness of devoting attention to the topic...