Capacity strengthening

Dr Sarchil Qader assisting training workshop participants in Benin

Strengthening skills in South Africa, Zambia and Benin

Three members of our team have recently returned from a very productive few weeks where they were engaged in running workshops in South Africa, Zambia and Benin. Facilitators and participants at DHIS2 workshop in Cape Town South Africa. Photo credit: DHIS2, 2023. Senior Enterprise Fellow Heather Chamberlain joined a 10 strong DHIS2 training facilitation team […]

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Photo of Dr Chris Nnanatu running a Geospatial Statistical Modelling in R workshop at Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Awka, Nigeria, 17 February 2023.

Health and population data R workshop in southern Nigeria

Senior Research Fellow Dr Chris Nnanatu has recently returned Awka, Nigeria where he worked with the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis at Nnamdi Azikiwe University (LISA-NAU) technical group to run a Geospatial Statistical Models in R with Applications in Health and Population Studies workshop. More than 100 participants including lecturers, researchers, and students from the

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Photo of Chairman of NPC, Hon Nasir Isa Kwarra with WorldPop Senior Research Fellow, Dr Chris Nnanatu. Abuja, Nigeria, 9 February 2023.

“You count, be counted” – Capacity strengthening workshops supporting Nigeria’s census

In recent weeks WorldPop experts visited Nigeria to run two workshops as part of our GRID3 Phase II project. The workshops were run for staff at the National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in support of Nigeria’s 2023 national population and housing census. Senior Research Fellows Dr Sarchil Qader and

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A screen capture from a virtual workshop run within Teams

A virtual preEA workshop for the Guinea and Benin

Earlier this week Senior Research Fellow, Dr Sarchil Qader led an intensive 2-day bi-lingual virtual training workshop to strengthen Benin’s and the Republic of Guinea’s geospatial skills as both countries prepare to conduct their national censuses. Dr Qader gave step-by-step guidance to cartographers from Benin’s National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INStaD) and the Republic

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Photo of Ms Nipapan Borompichaichatkul receiving a Workshop on Modelling Population Estimates to Support Census Processes in Thailand certificate from Professor Andy Tatem

Workshop on modelled population estimates in Thailand

Our Director, Professor Andy Tatem and Senior Research Fellow Dr Chris Nnanatu have just returned from running a successful 4-day workshop for the Thai National Statistical Office (TNSO) in Bangkok. Thailand was set to conduct a national census in 2020 to provide vital statistics to support governance and the allocation of resources. This was delayed

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Photo of workshop in progress, Papua New Guinea

Population estimation workshop aids decision making in Papua New Guinea

Last week one of our project teams returned from running a 5-day capacity strengthening workshop in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Organised with the PNG National Statistics Office (NSO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as part of our Intercensal modelled population estimates for Papua New Guinea project, the workshop was run by Principal Research

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