Somalia - National statistical capacity building project

Project Summary

Approval Date 13 Oct 2016
Signature Date 15 Feb 2017
Planned Completion Date 30 Mar 2021
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15124
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 1,200,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Somalia National Statistical Capacity Building Project is initiated by Government of the Republic of Somalia with the support of the African Development Bank. The project includes four components: (i) Institutional Development is to facilitate the establishment and transformation of the Statistics Departments through the formulation and implementation of National/regional statistical development strategies and Statistics Acts; (ii) Staff Training will be composed of two subcomponents; (iii) Information Communication Technology (ICT) is to facilitate the production and management of statistical data in the Statistics Departments on a sustainable basis; (iv) Project Management and Audit.

Project Objectives

The principal objectives of this project are: (i) to formulate the policy, institutional, legal and strategic frameworks to support statistical development for the Federal Government , Puntland and South-West Administration; (ii) to enhance the technical capacity of staff, through trainings, and; (iii) to building functional Information Communication (ICT) for the Statistics Departments in Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation.


The project direct beneficiaries include the Federal Government of Somalia, Puntland and South-West Administration; the Statistics Departments in Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation and Staff as well as Statistics users.

Participating Organization

Fragile States Facility
Federal Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development


IATI identifier 46002-P-SO-KF0-010
Last Update 26 Jan 2023


Contact Details

Name BAHEMUKA Stephen Gahwera

Geographic Location

Country Somalia
Coordinates Location Name
2.03711 45.3438 Mogadishu