Training in demographic statistics and research in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The purpose of this paper is to review recent activities with regard to the training of personnel for carrying out demographic surveys and research in the African region. Since the future progress of demographic work in the countries of the-region will require simultaneous attention to both the development of statistics and their utilization in basic research, it is proposed to devote equal attention to training of personnel for, work of both, these types.