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Enumerator Training for capacity developing in Lao PDR

Update by Webadmin 2021-07-27 07:20:20

AFSIS Secretariat and Center for Agricultural Statistics (CAS), Department of Planning and Finance (DOPF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Lao PDR had conducted Enumerator Training as a part of project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region or SAS-PSA project in Lao PDR on 19-23 July 2021.

In this regard, Mr. NIIMI Tomohiro, the Japanese Expert had trained Mr. Sengphachan KHOUNTHIKOUMMANE, the National Consultant of Lao PDR as a lecturer on the details of SDG indicator 2.4.1 questionnaire and data collection process in advance on 15 July 2021 toensure that there is a common understanding of all questions and response codes by the National Consultant so that he can perform as a lecturer and train the CAS staff in Lao language properly during 5 days training (19-23 July 2021).

The Enumerator Training aims to develop capacity, strengthen knowledge and experience of the CAS staff on the SDG indicator 2.4.1. data collection. The main activities of the training are 1) familiarize enumerators with the overview of Enumerator Manual and structures of the questionnaire related to the SDG indicator 2.4.1 designed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2) train enumerators on how to use the Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) by the survey solution application for the interview households 3) conduct a pilot test field survey in Thadindaeng Village, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR and 4) summarize all issues which enumerators facing in the pilot test field survey. 

The Enumerator Training went successfully with the corporation of all participants from both CAS staff, AFSIS Secretariat and the Japanese Expert. The training ended with the notable Closing Session by Ms. Vivanh Souvannamethy, Director of CAS, DOPF, MAF, Lao PDR.




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