Food security has been a significant concern for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), even before the onslaught of challenges brought about by COVID-19. As the pandemic started spreading to the region, one…

Sydney Gourlay, Akuffo Amankwah, Alberto Zezza |

The COVID-19 pandemic presented a major challenge for household survey programs, as the health risks posed by the virus and associated restrictions disrupted traditional face-to-face survey…

Haoyi Chen, Ilaria Lanzoni, Gbemisola Oseni, Amparo Palacios-Lopez, Akiko Sagesaka |

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have not been spared from the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Articulating a policy response to the impact of COVID-19 requires understanding how and…

Akuffo Amankwah, Sydney Gourlay, Alberto Zezza |

The Central Statistical Agency (CSA) of Ethiopia, in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team, have released the results from the fourth wave (2018–19) of…

Alemayehu A. Ambel, Asmelash Haile Tsegay, Manex Bule Yonis |

The Malawi National Statistical Office (NSO), in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS), disseminated the findings from the Fifth Integrated Household Survey…

Wilbert Vundru Drazi, John Ilukor, Talip Kilic, Heather Moylan |

As various global restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue, so do disruptions to the operations of National Statistical Offices. This comes at a time when data remain key to inform…

Ivette Maria Contreras-González, Yannick Markhof, Luis Gonzales Morales, Philip Randolph Wollburg, Alberto Zezza |

The Burkina Faso National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INSD), with technical assistance from the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice and the Living Standards Measurement…

Marco Tiberti, Clarence Tsimpo Nkengne |

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) program and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice, disseminated the …

Aziz Atamanov, John Ilukor, Talip Kilic, Giulia Ponzini |

Nigeria has been hit hard by both the spread of the virus and the decline in oil prices - a sector on which the economy is heavily reliant. The government has thus been laden with the challenging…

Gbemisola Oseni, Amparo Palacios-Lopez, Kevin McGee, Akuffo Amankwah |

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) program and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice, disseminated the…

Aziz Atamanov, Talip Kilic |