The Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre (EASTC) as a professional institution, right from its conceptualization, had its ‘regional roots’ way back in the year 1961.
Mkuu wa Chuo cha Takwimu Mashariki mwa Afrika kilichopo Changanyikeni Dar es Salaam anapenda kuwatangazia wazazi na wanafunzi wote nafasi za masomo ya NATIONAL VOCATIONAL AWARD IN STATISTICS (NVA Level I-III). Chuo kimeaanza kupokea maombi ya udahili wa wanafunzi kuanzia tarehe 2 Januari 2018, mwisho wa maombi ni tarehe 25 Februari 2018. Masomo yanatarajiwa kuanza rasmi tarehe 5 Machi, 2018.
Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre (EASTC) in collaboration with Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has organized short courses from November 2017 to April 2018 at EASTC campus, Dar es Salaam.
EASTC is guided by Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics in training. Ten Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics according to UNSD are:
The production of statistics on our continent faces recurrent problems. In 2006, African Ministers of Economy and Finance, gathered in Yaoundé, Cameroon, recommended that the African Union consider lasting solutions to address these problems.
During the 1960s, African countries, through the Organization of African Unity (OAU), initiated a process of continental integration intended to ultimately foster and accelerate economic and social development as well as political stability.
The Global Strategy to improve agricultural and rural statistics (GSARS) is the largest global effort ever put forth to enhance and ensure the sustainability of agricultural and rural statistics in developing countries.