Press Release

Training sessions for employees of the Statistical Agency under President of the Republic of Tajikistan

25 April 2020

April 15 2020 through the  support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under the new Project “Strengthening Demographic Statistics in Tajikistan” funded by the Government of the Russian Federation two-day training sessions conducted for staff of the Statistical Agency under President of the Republic of Tajikistan  in Khorugh and Kulob cities of Tajikistan.

Around 100 staff of the Statistical Agency passed training sessions in order to acquire the essential knowledge   for the upcoming  Population and Housing Census, which will be held from October 1 to 15 2020 in Tajikistan. Participant will compile a lists of households, to determine the number of residents in each building, degree of urban and rural population, enumeration areas. Based on this data, the need for hiring temporary staff for the census will be determined.

Strengthening Demographic Statistics in Tajikistan Project has a goal to provide support to Statistical Agency under President of the Republic of Tajikistan to collect and systematize demographic data during the Population and Housing Census, as well as to increase  the efficiency of the use of the data in the process of long-term planning, budgeting at all levels and the implementation of regional investment programs. The Government of the Russian Federation has allocated $ 2.15 million to support this project.

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