Djibouti Receives 1,400 Tablets from Egypt for Digital Population Census

By : Samira Njoya

Date : vendredi, 23 février 2024 13:40

Djibouti is preparing to conduct its third population census, 15 years after the last one in 2009. The government and its partners are working hard to ensure that this first digital census is carried out under the best possible conditions.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Djibouti’s Institute of Statistics INSTAD received a donation of 1,400 tablet devices from Egypt's government. These new tools are crucial for preparing the upcoming digital population census in the nation, aiming to enhance efficiency in data collection and management.

Djibouti's Institute of Statistics (INSTAD) received a donation of 1400 tablets from Egypt on Thursday, aiding its preparations for the upcoming nationwide digital census.

"These tablets will enable us to carry out our 2.0 census," said INSTAD Director Ibrahim Abdi Hadi, emphasizing the equipment's importance for efficient data collection and storage.

The donation underscores the ongoing partnership between Egypt and Djibouti. It also aligns with Djibouti's commitment to improving data quality for sustainable development and its goal to leverage technology for national progress. The digital census aims to modernize operations and position Djibouti as a regional leader in demographic statistics.

Samira Njoya


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