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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Statistics Botswana (SB) hosted a delegation from the Instituto National Estatistics (INE) of Mozambique on the 23-25 July 2018.

The delegation consisting of Marta Charfisse (Head of the delegation), Alexaneche Manjale, Rogeius Muteto and Zuleca Dgedge were on a fact finding mission to Statistics Botswana (SB) and the National Statistical System (NSS) of Botswana with the aim to exchange experiences as well as learn best practices and mechanisms employed by the NSS in developing indicators for planning, monitoring and evaluation of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS); as well as integration of national and international development indicators and generally appreciate the NSS coordination.

The visit was part of the implementation of the capacity building component of the evaluation of the NSDS for Mozambique and design of their 4th Edition NSDS (2020-2024).

During the visit the delegation met SB Executive including the Statistician General (SG), Dr.  Burton Mguni who emphasized the importance of good relations with other countries’ National Statistical Offices and hoped that the delegation’s visit will be the beginning of good things to come.