WASHINGTON, March 22, 2018 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
The National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support Project
IDA Loan: US$15 million
Terms: Maturity = 38 Years, Grace = 6 Years
Project ID: P157987
Project Description: The project will improve the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS)’s capacity to produce and disseminate quality statistics in a timely manner. It will help implement key elements of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) and Statistics Act. The project will also enhance coverage and improve collection and quality of data for core statistics, including, national accounts, price statistics, labor and industry statistics, social statistics, and agricultural statistics.