Goma, December 13th, 2021 (CPA) -The National Institute of Statistics (INS), supported by the African Development Bank (ADB), proceeded last Friday to the symbolic delivery of the statistical yearbook of the DRC for the year 2020 to the services public and private sector in North Kivu, during a workshop organized in Goma, capital of North Kivu province.
This document was received, on behalf of the provincial authority, by Me Songe, expert in charge of the Plan at the design office who welcomed its provision to beneficiary services because, according to him, it constitutes a source of reference.
Reliable for the dissemination of statistical information of the country, a framework for the compilation of national statistics and a real tool to support planning.
On this occasion, the governor’s representative invited the heads of the departments that received this document to make good use of it in order to enhance the statistics within their respective departments. « I would like to signify our commitment by inviting all those in charge of public and private administration services to the rational use of the work tool developed in order to guide the taking charge of decisions, the proper planning of policies and programs. development of our province, the monitoring and evaluation of development policies and programs and the evaluation of the progress made in various sectors of life « , recommended Me Songe for whom » it is now up to everyone to work hard in order to make quality multisectoral statistical data available ».
For her part, the director of documentation and dissemination of the INS -centrale, Ms. Jacky Kabwe, head of the delegation from Kinshasa, suggested that the statistical data contained in the directory come from all areas of the country including that of public administration, the private sector and civil society. The INS is no exception when it assesses the data presented to it, she said.
On this occasion, Ms. Jacky Kabwe urged the various services based in North Kivu province to facilitate the task of agents engaged in the INS collection by providing the items at their disposal. Since 2015, the DRC has resumed the annual production of the statistical yearbook, 20 years after the cessation of this important activity. At the end of the workshop, participants made recommendations to the team for improving the data for the next yearbook qualitatively and quantitatively. ACP