Projet de Renforcement des Capacités en Statistiques de la Republique Centrafricaine (PRCS) (PRCS RCA PHASE I & II)
Project Name:Projet de Renforcement des Capacités en Statistiques de la Republique Centrafricaine (PRCS) (PRCS RCA PHASE I & II)Institution :The Government of the Central Africa RepublicProject Region :
West & Central AfricaCountry :Central African RepublicStatus :ActivePhase :1Grant Number :199Grant Amount (USD):1 400 000Commitment Date:2007Closing Date:2010Phase :2Grant Number:275Grant Amount (USD):1 200 000Commitment Date:2012Closing Date:2016Introduction:
- Core Competence:
Economic Policy Analysis and Management
In 2007, the Foundation supported the Government of Central African Republic (CAR) in its capacity-building efforts towardsestablishing the “Projet de Renforcement des Capacités en Statistiques de la RepubliqueCentrafricaine (PRCS)‟ to strengthenthecapacity of the National Statistics Bureau (ICASEES) to produce national accounts, pricestatistics, social and demographic data on a regular and timely basis.Project Description:
The main goal of the project is to contribute to the long-term development of the national statistical system in CAR for economic growth and poverty reduction. The specific objectives of the project are to: (i) Improve the quality of statistical data produced by InstitutCentrafricain des Statistiques et des Etudes Economiques (ICASEES) and the peripheral statistic units in line ministries and DélégationsRégionales du Plan (DRP) to routinely produce reliable and up-to-date statistical information for decision processes and monitoring of progress towards development goals (ii) Increase the number of skilled statisticians available to the government through the establishment of a scholarship scheme for certificate and diploma studies in statistics (iii) Contribute to the design, implementation and the monitoring of the National Strategy for Development of Statistics.
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