Recensement General de la Population et de l'habitat en 2012

Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Dec 2011
Signature Date 05 Mar 2012
Planned Completion Date 05 Jun 2014
Last Disbursement Planned Date 05 Sep 2014
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15124
Commitment U.A 477,874
Status Completion

Project General Description

This intervention is related to the 4th General Census of Population and Habitat 2012 (IV RGPH) project. It's designed by the Government of Sao Tome and Principe with the support of the African Development Fund. The project comprises several components, namely: (A) equipment: (i) awareness raising and sensitization materials and other means, (ii) IT equipment and other equipment; (B) capacity building including training of local cadres in cartography and demography; (C) project management including: (i) the recruitment of four experts in cartography, demographics, financial management and procurement; (ii) conducting an external audit.

Project Objectives

This project has the following main objectives: (i) improve knowledge of the characteristics of the population and housing with a view to designing relevant and realistic development programs, (ii) collect information associated with other sources of information such as environment, agriculture, health, education etc., (iii) allow evaluation of these same programs; (iv) develop the demographic ATLAS; (v) carry out digitized census mapping using new information technologies, including GPS and establish a Geographic Information System (GIS).


The project benefits the Government, the technical and financial partners, the users of survey data and the general population.

Participating Organization

Fragile States Facility
Ministère du Plan
Ministry of Planning


IATI identifier 46002-P-ST-KF0-001
Last Update 15 Apr 2021


Contact Details

Name DOGBEVI-FALY Elinam Hanou Gilberte

Geographic Location

Country Sao Tome and Principe