Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Following an in-depth needs analysis through bilateral consultations organized between FAO and the DRC’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 DRC with the aim to fill gaps in different levels of technical expertise and capacities.

  • Strengthen leadership and communication skills;
  • Participation in the scholarship programme;
  • Basic training in agricultural statistics;
  • Support in preparing survey tools for agricultural production surveys;
  • 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.