The Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) will convene the Experts Meeting on Skills Framework and Training Needs Assessment Tools on 5 September 2014 in Tsukuba, Japan, following the Sixth Workshop on Forging Partnership in Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific.
The meeting aims to review current practices and tools and provide recommendations on:,
• A skills framework for agricultural and rural statisticians and
• Training needs assessment tools and process implementation for assessing training needs for agricultural and rural statistics.
Seventeen training and agricultural statistics experts from statistical and agricultural statistics training organizations and universities and ADB, FAO, UNECA and SPC are expected to participate in the meeting.