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Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB)

The TFSCB Spring Call for Proposals is now open until April 28, 2017

Date: March 28, 2017
Sponsor: Development Economics and Chief Economist (DEC)

The Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), a multi-donor trust fund, aims to improve the capacity of developing countries to produce and use statistics with an overall objective of supporting effective decision-making for development. The TFSCB works closely with the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) to advance coordinated international efforts to improve statistics globally. The TFSCB supports projects aiming at strengthening national statistical systems in priority areas and developing statistical capacity in a sustainable manner, including openness and accessibility of data in line with the Open Data Initiative and innovative approaches to improve data collection.

This is the call for proposal for the Statistical Capacity Building window and National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) window. The deadline to submit a proposal to the Spring 2017 Window is April 28, 2017.

**Please read the TFSCB Guidelines & Procedures very carefully, as the application procedure has changed considerably.**

For further information please access the TFSCB Guidelines & Procedures and required TFSCB Supporting Documentation. You may contact any of the TFSCB Administration Unit Team members for questions:  Masako Hiraga, or Ingrid Ivins.

The next TFSCB Call for Proposals will be announced in Fall 2017