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					ICP-Africa
objectives

             M. Mubila
       African Development Bank
ICP-Africa Aims:

 to   strengthen Countries in the
  collection of     statistical data for
  generating PPPs for cross-country
  economic comparisons
 to meet the urgent demand for reliable
  and timely data to support the
  monitoring of progress on the MDGs.,
  PRSs, the NEPAD                     2
ICP-Africa Country Specific Elements

 establishing    the greatest possible
  synergy between the ICP data
  collection efforts and routine national
  statistical programs
 strengthening institutional capacity
  through technical and managerial
  training and assistance
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ICP-Africa Country Specific Elements

 providing   financial, technical and
  material      assistance,      including
  hardware and software for data
  collection,      verification,       and
  processing,
 promoting the use of data for policy
  making and monitoring of progress.
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ICP-Africa: Sub-regional Level

 to assist the SROs in building up their
  internal capabilities for planning,
  executing and monitoring surveys in
  order to help countries.
 Four     (4) SROs - AFRISTAT,
  COMESA, ECOWAS and SADC –
  have been selected to assist NSOs in
  ICP activities.                      5
ICP-Africa: Participating Countries
 48  out of 53 countries are confirmed
  participants
 47    countries have started data
  collection
 5 countries not participating (Algeria,
  Eritrea,     Libya,    Somalia     and
  Seychelles)
 One country (Ethiopia) preparing
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          ICP Partners
 ADB  (staff & consultants)
 SROs: AFRISTAT, COMESA,
  ECOWAS, SADC
 All participating countries
 International partners: The
  World Bank; INSEE-France; ONS-
  UK; Others
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                            ECOWAS
             INSEE-France             ONS-UK




            AFRISTAT        ADB      COMESA


                                                  Countries
Countries

                Others               World Bank

                            SADC

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Main activities            (Price statistics)

                1.   Launching nationwide price
                     collection
                     Collecting internationally
  ICP Africa:

                2.
                     comparable data
                3.   Enhancing international
                     exchange of experiences
                4.   Integration of CPI & ICP


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Main activities             (National accounts and oth.)

                1.   Assist countries to implement SNA93
                2.   Disaggregating GDP expenditures
                      Comparing expenditure data
  ICP Africa:

                3.
                     internationally
                4.   Enhancing international comparability
                     of data
                5.   GDP breakdown
                     methodology - seminar in
                     September 2005

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    Main Activities (Capacity Building)


   Supporting countries to design
    NSDS
   Support the implementation of
    NSDS




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      Status of Implementation


   Countries have started
    submitting price data
   Sub-regional Workshops on
    Data Quality Control have been
    organised
   Addis Ababa Workshop to brief
    consultants for NSDS
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          The way forward


   Long term perspective:

    ICP as integrated part of national
    statistical work-programme




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    Sources of Finance for ICP-Africa
              (2004-2007)

    ADB: $28.17 million
    The World Bank
    DFID
    ACBF
    Norad-Norway
    Indian Trust Fund


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Thank You

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