The World Bank is providing grants of about $7.5 million per year through the Development Grant Facility to support statistical capacity building and the implementation of MAPS. The following activities are being funded in FY2006.
To mainstream strategic planning for statistical development: grant of $1.5m to Paris21 to develop and disseminate good practice material and technical advice.
Prepare for the 2010 census round: grant of $1m to UNSD to provide technical advice, advocacy and support.
International Household Survey Network: grant of $0.9m to Paris21 to implement an agreed set of tasks.
Improve MDG monitoring: grant of $200,000 to UNHabitat to work on urban indicators; grant of $180,000 to UNESCO Institute for Statisticsto work on education indicators; grant of $2m to Paris21 to support new "accelerated data program" in pilot countries.
For more information about the DGF MAPS project, click here.
PES (Program for Education Statistics)
For more information about the DGF PES project, click here.