Project title

“GOVERNANCE REFORM FUND’” Sub-Project “ENHANCING THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPING THE CAPACITY OF GEOSTAT

Donor

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SIDA

Period

8 February 2021 – Current

Beneficiary – National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat)

Implementing agency – United Nations Development Programme UNDP, Geostat

Type of assistance – Technical assistance

Main objectives – ThStrengthened capacity of Geostat to support the production of high-quality data for evidence-based policymaking in the country.

Main results – The production of high-quality official statistics in line with internationally approved methodologies and standards; sustainability of IT systems for data protection and building the capacity of its employees through developing the internal guiding policy documents, on having skilled and qualified human resources, and on users’ literacy in statistics, especially during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; to improve the data dissemination capacity for users with disabilities and increase the credibility of and develop trust in official statistics.