Training On National Accounts In Pretoria, South Africa

24th of April 2017, 8 representatives from Statistics offices of Puntland, Somaliland and federal Government of Somalia participated a one week training of National Accounts in Pretoria, South Africa, the training was organized and facilitated by Sweden Statistics.

The objectives of the training was to enhance the capacity of the staff and discuss and assess data sources needed for calculations of GDP in order to provide recommendations for the compilation of GDP-estimates and to provide a framework for such estimates.

Due to the scarcity of trained staff on national accounts system in the department, the head of economic statistics will be having an extensive course in National accounting system 17th April up to 16th June.