The TA Project will look into the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools such as Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) in improving the data collection methods of National Statistical Systems in selected DMCs. It will utilize a sum of USD 700,000 to help deliver the project outcome which is to incorporate the usage of ICT tools in national-level surveys providing quality and timely statistics useful to track the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
|Project Name||Implementing Information and Communication Technology Tools to Improve Data Collection and Management of National Surveys in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Information and communication technology / ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development
Public sector management / Public administration
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA Project will look into the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools such as Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) in improving the data collection methods of National Statistical Systems in selected DMCs. It will utilize a sum of USD 700,000 to help deliver the project outcome which is to incorporate the usage of ICT tools in national-level surveys providing quality and timely statistics useful to track the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Monitoring the progress towards achieving the outcomes of international development initiatives through the SDGs will depend significantly on the availability of timely and high-quality statistics. Considering the scope and the extent of the SDGs, demand for disaggregated statistics from national surveys will intensify not only in terms of availability, but also in accuracy and timeliness. The governments and the National Statistics System (NSS) of countries will be expected to meet this increased demand, despite limitations on existing statistical capacities and availability of resources. CAPI will support the DMCs in its data collection and management in a more efficient way compared to the practice of using Paper-and-Pencil Interviewing (PAPI).|
|Impact||The coverage, quality, and timeliness of statistical indicators produced by the national statistical systems of DMCs participating in the TA activities improved through technological improvements in field data collection methods for nationally representative surveys linked to the SDGs|
|Description of Outcome||Survey practices using ICT tools, such as CAPI, adopted by the participating DMCs|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Training sessions for IT and field staff on the use of ICT tools such as CAPI in data collection for nationally representative surveys conducted
Customized survey tools with detailed reports, documentation, and manuals on the use of ICT tools, such as CAPI, to improve data collection and management created and disseminated
Online training program through a MOOC platform on the use of ICT tools for improved survey data collection and management developed
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The terms of reference for the consultants are in Appendix 3.|
|Procurement||ADB will procure equipment, computer hardware, and software in accordance with its Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time). Procurement will be coordinated with ADB's OIST and Office of Administrative Services (OAS). Upon TA completion, procured equipment will be disposed of and/or transferred to the implementing agencies in accordance with the project administration instruction on administering grant-financed technical assistance projects.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Lakshman Nagraj Rao|
|Responsible ADB Department||EROD|
|Responsible ADB Division||EROD-SDI|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||28 Oct 2015|
|Approval||01 Dec 2015|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||17 Dec 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|01 Dec 2015||-||01 Dec 2015||31 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2019||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|700,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||700,000.00||01 Dec 2015||552,498.67|
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|Implementing Information and Communication Technology Tools to Improve Data Collection and Management of National Surveys in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2015|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Project Coordinator/Survey Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||09 Jan 2019||15 Jan 2019|
|Project Coordinator/Survey Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||24 May 2018||30 May 2018|
|Project Coordinator||Individual - Consulting||Closed||02 Sep 2017||08 Sep 2017|
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