The project “Cross-cutting: Targeted support for agricultural statistical innovation at FAO” was implemented by the UN Food and Agricultural Agency between the end of 2016 and November 2021. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, it aimed at improving effective evidence-based decision-making, policy uptake and influence, and Sustainable Development Goals accountability through high-quality, open, accessible, interoperable, timely and more disaggregated agriculture, food security and investment data. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the quality and relevance of… Read More »
En 2022, un effectif d’Acacia Consulting était le chef de file de l’évaluation du programme « Stratégie nationale du développement de la statistique 2018-2022 » de Djibouti. L’objectif était à évaluer l’exécution des activités prévues ; ainsi qu’à diagnostiquer les conditions de réussite, les difficultés et risques pour la stratégie suivante ; et formuler des recommandations concernant l’élaboration du prochain document stratégique dans le cadre des politiques actuelles de développement national. L’équipe d’évaluation a rencontré les statisticiens et les utilisateurs… Read More »
Acacia Consulting contributed to the ‘Guide to Statistics in European Commission Development Cooperation’, 2021 edition. This publication, available from the Eurostat website, ‘provides extensive information on statistics in development cooperation, presenting key international initiatives supporting developing countries in building sustainable statistical systems that produce quality statistics. It provides information on how to identify and develop actions in support of key statistics and how to use data and indicators to define and follow-up cooperation programmes.’ It can also be used as… Read More »
Acacia Consulting staff rewrote and updated many Eurostat’s ‘Statistics Explained’ articles about the ‘Candidate countries and potential candidates’ and ‘European Neighbourhood Policy’ countries in Eastern Europe and around the Mediterranean. Eurostat is the statistics office of the European Union. ‘Statistics Explained’ is an official Eurostat portal for occasional and regular users that presents statistical topics in an easily understandable way. Its articles include links to further information and the latest data. ‘Statistics Explained’ articles select and illustrate subjects of general… Read More »
Welcome to Acacia Consulting’s new website. Its purpose is to inform current and potential customers, partners and consultants / employees about our knowledge, experience and current direction. This news blog will be updated regularly. As a small company in a time of Covid-19, we have to adapt to our environment. We are currently developing a business forecasting model. The accompanying picture shows birth and death records that are no longer useful for current statistics, although perhaps of historical interest.