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LSMS - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture

Collaborating with national statistical offices in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to design and implement systems of multi-topic, nationally-representative panel household surveys with a strong focus on agriculture. 



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Living Standards Measurement Study - Plus 

Enhancing the availability and quality of individual-disaggregated survey data on key dimensions of men’s and women’s economic opportunities and welfare.



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The 50x2030 Initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap

A multi-partner program that seeks to bridge the global agricultural data gap by transforming data systems in 50 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America by 2030.


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LSMS-Supported High-Frequency Phone Surveys on COVID-19

LSMS is supporting high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19.



The Center for Development Data (C4D2)

  • The LSMS-led Center for Development Data (C4D2) is a Rome-based hub for fostering methodological innovation and strengthening capacity in household surveys in low- and middle-income countries.