Entries by Paola Votta

New project in Azerbaijan: DevStat will prepare the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics until 2030!

The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (www.stat.gov.az), supported by the funding by The World Bank, has selected a team proposed by DevStat and the local company Seft Consulting for preparing the long-term strategy, as well as the short-term plans for the next years. The strategy will identify the main orientations for the […]

DevStat selected as provider of advisory services with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA)

DevStat has been selected as provider of advisory services within a framework contract with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA), a joint institution of the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. CTA aims at ending poverty and hunger, mitigate climate change and promote food security and growth through […]

DevStat supports Eurostat and ESCAP in the organisation of High-Level Seminar on “Policy-data nexus, experience sharing between EU countries and Asia”

DevStat is pleased to inform of its contribution to the organisation a High-Level Seminar on “Policy-data nexus, experience sharing between EU countries and Asia” will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 14th and 15th October. This Seminar is organized for Eurostat in close cooperation with ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). The […]

DevStat contributes to the international methodology for measuring ICT skills

José CERVERA, CEO of DevStat, attends the 6th meeting of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Expert Group on ICT household indicators (Geneva, 15-19 October 2018), as member of the sub-group discussing how to produce statistics on ICT skills.  Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are changing the labour market, social relations, trade, medicine and almost every other aspect […]

DevStat joins the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Network – GODAN

 DevStat joins the GODAN (“Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition”) Network (www.godan.info), an international network of organizations aiming at promoting the dissemination and use of open data to inform policies for improving agriculture and nutrition worldwide. Through the increased access of data from public and private partners, and using statistical analysis techniques, policy-makers should […]

José L. Cervera, CEO de DevStat, invited by the Vice-Premier of Ukraine to join a working group of experts to design an integrated information system

“José L. Cervera, CEO de DevStat, was invited by the Vice-Premier of Ukraine, G. Zubko, to join a working group of experts to design an integrated information system for the Ministry of Regional Development, supporting evidence-based decisions in the areas of territorial development. The current process of amalgamation of municipalities in Ukraine, together with the decentralisation […]

Survey on access and use of ICT by households and individuals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The first survey on access and use of ICT by households and individuals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been recently published, referring to 2017. https://www.stats.gov.sa/sites/default/files/ict_access_and_usage_by_households_and_individuals_survey_2017en_0.pdf DevStat provided technical assistance to the Statistical Office of Saudi Arabia, to design the survey according to the standards of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) manual, of which the […]

DevStat sponsored CARMA 2018

Continuing with the collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Valencia, DevStat sponsored the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and  Analytics (CARMA 2018) organized under the technical leaderships of Prof. Josep Domenech and Prof. M.R. Vicente. Our contribution including chairing the session on Economic Indicators, where machine-learning and Big Data-based analytical methods were applied to the production of indicators […]

First survey on the use of ICT by households and individuals for GASTAT

DevStat has prepared for the General Statistics Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (GASTAT) the first survey on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by households and individuals, and provided methodological advice on the same topic for the business sector. DevStat consultants promoted the use of international standards, such as those of […]