Future directions in population and housing census : an overview of some emerging issues
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Sala-Diakanda, Daniel M.;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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This introductory paper to the Brainstorming expert Group Meeting on Post-ICPD Needs in Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination in Africa to be held in Addis Ababa from 29 to 31 January 1996 is therefore aimed at reviewing the current status of census-taking in Africa, the future requirements in terms of data needed for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the recommendations of the Programme of Action adopted at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD-PA) held in September 1994 in Cairo (Egypt) and the Dakar/Ngor Declaration on Population, Family and Sustainable Development (DND) adopted by recommendations so far made aimed at meeting the challenge ahead in the field of data collection, analysis, dissemination and utilization.