The African Centre for Statistics (ACS) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in collaboration with the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE-France), Office for National Statistics of the United Kingdom (ONS-UK) and other development partners will organize an e-training webinar on the use of alternative price data collection methods, focusing in particular on the use of telephone surveys, scanner data and web scrapping methods from 25 January to 4 February 2021.
The e-training webinar on the use of alternative price data collection methods is a follow-up to the reginal seminar on data collection for the compilation of CPI during COVID-19 which was virtually organized during the weeks of 18 to 28 May 2020. The main objectives of the upcoming e-training webinar are to develop the capacity of member States on the use of telephone surveys, scanner data and web scrapping in the collection of price statistics and to identify countries for providing further technical assistance on each of the methods. Staff who work in the area of price and other related statistics of national statistical offices of member States, as well as sub-regional and regional organizations will participate in the e-training webinar.
On-line registration to participate in the meeting can be made by using the hyperlink provided below until 22 January 2021: