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  1. UK Department for International Development (DFID)Statistics Capacity Building support Frances Wood Statistics Adviser Africa Regional Department, DFID

  2. What do we do? Support to statistical systems in country Work on improving the effectiveness of the international system

  3. 1. Supporting statistical systems in country • Providing: • Financial support • Technical assistance • Training • Long term strategic planning (NSDSs)

  4. System wide approach to supporting statistics • Country owned strategic plan (National Strategy for the Development of Statistics) • Regular joint stakeholder discussion (National Partnership) • One shared funding source, preferably in government (Pooled/basket funding) • A bridge between donors and technicians (Lead donor and lead in country donor statistician)

  5. DFID statisticians Statistician in country Covered by regional statistician

  6. Frances (ARD) Joanne Mukund Alexander (Sudan) [no picture yet] Kenny (Ethiopia) Wei (S Sudan) Kerstin (Kenya/Somalia) Caroline (Kenya) Lynne (Ghana) Esther (Nigeria) Phil (Tanzania) Lynn (Zambia)

  7. 2. By improving the international system

  8. International engagement

  9. International engagement

  10. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding?

  11. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding? • Results focus/VFM: what will be delivered directly (outputs), as well as outcomes and impact this contributes towards

  12. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding? • Results focus/VFM: what will be delivered directly (outputs), as well as outcomes and impact this contributes towards • Analysis of context: clearly justified need for intervention, taking account of what others are doing, what is the gap?

  13. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding? • Results focus/VFM: what will be delivered directly (outputs), as well as outcomes and impact this contributes towards • Analysis of context: clearly justified need for intervention, taking account of what others are doing, what is the gap? • Evidence of effectiveness: evidence that this project can deliver these results? Past performance? Similar work?

  14. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding? • Results focus/VFM: what will be delivered directly (outputs), as well as outcomes and impact this contributes towards • Analysis of context: clearly justified need for intervention, taking account of what others are doing, what is the gap? • Evidence of effectiveness: evidence that this project can deliver these results? Past performance? Similar work? • Assumptions and risks: what else needs to happen for activities to lead to these outputs, and outcomes? Are those assumptions plausible? How will risks be mitigated?

  15. What does DFID particularly look for when considering funding? • Results focus/VFM: what will be delivered directly (outputs), as well as outcomes and impact this contributes towards • Analysis of context: clearly justified need for intervention, taking account of what others are doing, what is the gap? • Evidence of effectiveness: evidence that this project can deliver these results? Past performance? Similar work? • Assumptions and risks: what else needs to happen for activities to lead to these outputs, and outcomes? Are those assumptions plausible? How will risks be mitigated? • Monitoring: results can be monitored against annual targets