SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

Technical Mission on 'Household Surveys' to Gambia
Date : 03-05 September 2018 Venue : Serrekunda Gambia

In accordance with its 2018 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC will organise the Technical Mission on 'Household Surveys' to the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS) on 3-5 September 2018.

The Technical Mission will be conducted by Mr. Vincent Fred SSENNONO, Head of Methods and Analysis at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), with the participation of relevant officials of GBOS of Republic of The Gambia.

The Technical Mission on 'Household Surveys' will include discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Introduction and General Discussion of Surveys (Qualitative and Quantitative)
  • Purpose, Scope and Objective of Implementing Household Surveys
  • General Survey Organization
  • Sample Frames (The Different Types) and Master Samples
  • Work Plan and Budget: Key Considerations
  • Development of Indicators for Monitoring Projects
  • Tabulation Plan
  • Sampling Design – Including Sampling and Non-Sampling Errors
  • Questionnaire Design
  • Developing Survey Tools
  • Field Organisation/ Implementation
  • Data Quality During Survey Implementation
  • Sampling Weights in Surveys- What should be considered?
  • Developing Consistency Checks, and Anticipating all Possible Sources of Inconsistencies during Data Collection
  • Data Editing (both in field and office), Data Transmission, Data Security/Annonymisation/Inscription and Data Storage
  • Data Processing, Analysis and Documentation
  • Monitoring Project Performance (Using Surveys and Other Data Sources ,
  • Report Writing and Presentation (Standardization Of Reports)
  • Data Management Practices 20. Cereal Balance Sheet: Introduction and Basic Information Requirements

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