Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Côte d'Ivoire

Following an in-depth needs analysis through bilateral consultations organized between FAO and the Côte d'Ivoire’s counterparts responsible for producing and using agricultural statistics, and based on the information collected through a questionnaire prepared by FAO and completed by the national agricultural statistical team, the following activities, planned for the period 2021-2023, are implemented in Côte d'Ivoire with the aim to fill gaps in different levels of technical expertise and capacities.

  • Participation in the scholarship programme;
  • Basic training in agricultural statistics;
  • Support in preparing survey tools for agricultural production surveys;
  • Enhance knowledge on data collection and analytical tools to measure key economic aggregates;
  • Technical assistance on the use of statistical software tools for data processing and analysis; 
  • Training and support to the country in developing, implementing, and maintaining CAPI-based surveys to improve data quality and cost-efficiency of agricultural survey;
  • Develop awareness on the importance of statistical dissemination policies and build the skills required for data dissemination and preservation programmes.
The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS II) proudly hosted its second regional workshop from May 6 to May 8, 2024, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop, themed "Strengthening Data Collection to Support Decision-Making in Agriculture," brought together participants from 27 participating African countries to enhance capacities in cost-effective data collection methods crucial for developing accurate agricultural statistics. 

The Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS) successfully concluded its first regional workshop of Phase II under the topic: Strengthening Data Analysis and Dissemination to Heighten the Value of Agricultural Survey Data” from April 23 to 25, 2024. 

En Côte d’Ivoire, une série d'ateliers de formation facilités par le programme GSARS s'est achevée avec succès. Dirigé avec diligence par l'expert Abdoulaye BA, le dernier d’une série de trois ateliers techniques a été organisé du 20 au 24 novembre 2023 à Abidjan pour encourager l'amélioration de l'accessibilité et de l'utilisation des données agrégées d’enquêtes agricoles. 

The consistent and accurate dissemination of official statistics is a primary goal for national statistical systems agencies (SSN), a principle emphasized by the United Nations' Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics (UNFPOS).  It is in this context that, from 09 ...

GSARS's intensive workshop in Côte d’Ivoire showcases the transformative potential of STATA for advancing agricultural statistics. Discover the synergy between experts and key ministries as they unite for data-driven decision-making and sustainable agricultural practices.
From September 4-8, 2023, a transformative workshop was conducted in Abidjan, spearheaded by renowned trainer Nana Nana Bruce, facilitating a leap in modern data dissemination techniques in Côte d'Ivoire. Participants from key agricultural and statistical institutions honed their skills in statistical dissemination and effective communication, marking a milestone in enhancing agricultural statistical presentations and data management in the region.
Cote d'Ivoire
The first training on data processing and analysis with STATA in the frame of the Phase II of the Global Strategy was held in Côte d'Ivoire from August 22nd to 26th of 2022.