Title of the Project: Direct Funding to INSTAT for Procurement of IT Equipment and Establishing a Training Centre

Financed by: Government of Sweden / Sida-Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Implementation period: 2016 – March 2019

Beneficiary: INSTAT

Implementing Agency: Statistics Sweden (SCB)

The main objective is to modernize the already existing infrastructure platform and establishment of a training centre and equip enumerators with mobile devices for field interviews. The proposal corresponds to the Swedish Governments Results Strategy for Western Balkans and Eastern Europe.

Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), has requested the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), to carry out procurements for IT equipment to improve data collection, data processing and dissemination; to equip enumerators and staff with new computers and to set up a training center within the premises of INSTAT

Activities to be undertaken in order to reach the objectives are as follow:

  • Decide location and type of platform for data centre infrastructure and equipment
  • Decide location for training centre and make necessary construction upgrades
  • Procurement of hardware, software and services
  • Installation of new data centre and training centre
  • Establishment of a training centre within INSTAT premises