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Capacity development

capacity_building.JPGITU assists governments in developing countries in their ICT data collection and dissemination efforts. Support is provided for the production of statistics in the areas of ICT infrastructure, access, and use by household and individuals. Technical workshops are carried out at the national and regional levels to exchange experiences and discuss methodologies, definitions, survey vehicles and other issues related to the collection of ICT statistics.

ITU training course on measuring ICT access and use by households and individuals

​The one-week training course is designed for staff of National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and other national institutions in charge of the production of official ICT statistics and on household surveys from countries around the world. The course is based on the ITU Manual for Measuring ICT Access and Use by ​Households and Individuals. The training materials are available in the six official languages of ITU.
Learn more about the content of the face-to-face training course or contact us if your organization is interested in receiving training on ICT household statistics at:

Technical workshops on statistics

​To help guide countries in their data collection efforts, ITU carries out regional and national workshops in the area of ICT infrastructure and access indicators included in the ITU Handbook for the Collection of Administrative Data on Telecommunications/ICT, and collected from administrative sources. These workshops cover indicators and definitions, data sources and questionnaires, databases, dissemination and other relevant topics. Frequently, the workshops are co-organized with other members of the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development.