African statisticians urged to take o...

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity

Statisticians were on Wednesday urged to do more to explain and sell their work to ensure their product helps African governments to make informed policies that can change communities and democracies for the better. This was said by Vincent F. Hendricks, a Professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in a captivating keynote address at the on-going Sixth Statistical Commission for Africa , which is being held under the theme; Enhancing the Capacity of National Statistical Systems to support policies for Africa's economic diversification and industrialization.

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