The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated several equipment and supplies to the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services.
The equipment donated include, 4 motor vehicles, an 80 KVA generator and 15 motorbikes.
Others include, Laptops and Desktop Machines.
The equipment and supplies according to UNFPA Country Representative Bannett Ndyanabangi are intended to assist LISGIS in the conduct of the 2019 Liberia demographic and health survey.
The Liberia demographic and health survey is intended to ascertain and provide indicators on health and other social matters impacting citizens across Liberia.
The data will be used by the Liberian Government and other partners to make future informed and appropriate decisions for the people of the Republic.
During the presentation, Mr. Ndyanabangi assured LISGIS authorities of his institution’s readiness to work with them in successfully conducting the up-coming census.
Mr. Ndyanabangi meanwhile appreciated LISGIS family for keeping worm the existing partnership between the two institutions.
Receiving the equipment and supplies, LISGIS Director General Prof. Francis F. Wreh thanked UNFPA for the gesture and promised to use them for the purpose intended.
He meanwhile said the endowment does not come as a surprise because according to him, UNFPA has been supportive of the workings of the entity.
According to him, UNFPA was instrumental in the successful conduct of the 2008 national Housing and population census in Liberia and many other undertakings of the Liberian government.
The Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services boss at the same time expressed hope for the current working relationship between the two entities go a long way.