Demostaf

 

DEMOSTAF project in a few words

  • European funding to promote staff exchanges in research and innovation (RISE programme)
  • 14 academic institutions mostly located in Europe and Africa and 4 African statistical offices
  • Almost a hundred participants (researchers, doctoral students, statisticians…), benefit of secondments
  • A 4-year project from 2016 to 2019

 

Scientific objectives

The project comes under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations with the aim of :

  • Making progress on emerging population issues in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Assessing and improving the quality of African demographic data and public statistics in particular

Its research activities are based on the combined use of :

  • Quantitative data provided by national statistical offices (census, surveys) 
  • Local data (HDSS, local civil registration system)

 

Institutional objectives

  • Promote international collaboration between academic institutions and non-academic institutions
  • Conduct joint research project, offer training and opportunities for knowledge transfers between the partners

 

 

 

 

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DEMOSTAF project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement n°690984.

News

  • European conference on African Studies (ECAS), June 11‐14 2019, Edindurgh Learn more
  • June 2019 : Workshop WP5, Ined, Paris
  • Closing Conference Demographic challenges in sub‐Saharan Africa: what can we learn from the census data and civil registration vital system, October 16-18 2019, Campus Condorcet, Paris
  • Chaire Quetelet, Les changements démographiques au fil du gradient urbain‐rural, November 7-8 2019, Louvain‐la‐Neuve Learn more
  • African population conference, November 18‐22 2019, Kampala Learn more

Contact

Scientific coordinator: Géraldine Duthé
Project manager : Thomas Wiest
Coordination assistants : Léa Bourset, Christine Gandrille
Email: contact_demostaf@listes.ined.fr
Ined
133 boulevard Davout
75980 Paris cedex 20
0033 1 56 06 20 00

Twitter: @Demostafproject

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