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said economic expert, Dr. Mehdi Hafedh, Minister of Planning and former president of the Institute to apply for policy development and a dichotomy between economic policy-making and data as a result there is no system to track and analyze such indicators ..
He said Hafiz during his attendance at the workshop organized by the Fund, the United United Nations Population Fund on the system of monitoring indicators of economic and development in Iraq (SMES) and in cooperation with the Central Bureau of Statistics and the Census in the Kurdistan region and the Institute for the progress of policy development, said the new system will greatly help to address this disconnect and move towards the development of plans sound-based reading logic of reality ..
And local media spokesman at the Institute for the progress of policy development that the keeper called during the workshop to the need to include a new monitoring indicators for the reality of women in Iraq, investment, oil, trade, attributing the need for those files to being a great importance of the individual and society in Iraq, Monitoring of such indicators would give a clear vision for growth in the economy, especially that the Ministry of Planning began preparing to update the five-year plan for the years 2013-2017.
According to Abdul-Zahra al-Hindawi Speaking (morning) that the chairman of the Central Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Mahdi Keywords opened The workshop said during a speech on the importance of such a system, which provides a picture logical and realistic about the changes that will occur on the indicators of development through scientific analysis of the exact movement these indicators and thus would help planners and policy makers to formulate appropriate plans to deal with the requirements of the life of the community .. Keywords explaining that stressed the need for such indicators around periodically and regularly in order to facilitate the process of analysis .. Afterthought at the same time that the Central Bureau of Statistics has a large database and comprehensive information about many of the indicators ..
Also, cadres of the device constantly pursuing important aspects concerning the development of joints through statistical surveys that are performed continuously by about Altnsseq and in cooperation and with the concerned authorities. According to Hindawi, quoting the chief United Nations Fund for Population Dr. Louay Shabana, saying that the system of the new monitoring will assist the executive authorities in Iraq to stand close to the reality of development and thus ease of decision-making and treatment appropriate to the conditions of economic and social health of the Iraqi society, said media spokesman to that Shabana called to determine the active partners in this program as well as agree on naming the most important indicators that will be pursued through the new monitoring system.
The program included a workshop that was held in the Jordanian capital Amman recently offering numerous presentations on the control system’s new, according to al-Hindawi, who explained that the Executive General Manager of the draft national strategy for poverty alleviation in Iraq Najla Murad Ali reviewed during the workshop and the reality of statistical work in Iraq and the development witnessed by this Indeed, what are the indicators currently available ..
The expert presented at the United Nations Fund for Population Haider Rashid gave a presentation on the control system of social and economic development in Iraq. He Hindawi that the workshop was also discussion of the proposed indicators that will be included in the control system, which includes indicators of poverty, gender and health, education, agriculture and basic services and humanitarian indicators in Iraq and the Gaza Strip and financial indicators of inflation and prices, labor market and public finances and the banking sector and will follow up on these indicators were patrolling different each monthly, quarterly and semi-annual and annual basis. He said al-Hindawi said the participants agreed in the workshop that is to commence business as soon as possible through the collection of indicators required to be issued at the first proposed name Balrasd during the month of December.
and participated in the workshop, Director, Office of Program Development for the United Nations in Iraq, George Georgi and a delegation from the province of Kurdistan, headed by Sirwan Mohammed, head of the statistics in the province and representatives from the Ministry of Health, Education and the Central Bank as well as representatives of a number of organizations of the United Nations.
The Ministry of Planning announced the initiation of a practical implementation of the plan of poverty alleviation for this year through the implementation of infrastructure projects worth more than more of 476 billion dinars. An official source at the ministry’s (Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network) that “the ministry started the implementation of a practical plan to combat poverty during this year by focusing on the implementation of service projects related to the development of the situation of living of the citizens.” He added that the “Plan of poverty will focus on important issues, notably the provision of the workforce and support the private sector and the construction of houses and low-cost and enhance the ability to move the Iraqi economy to reduce the graph of the level of general poverty in the country.” The source explained that “Ministry of Planning is working to address the real level of poverty year after that has allocated 476 billion dinars for the implementation of the plan of poverty alleviation. “
The Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation, said that there are seven million Iraqis are living below the poverty line, although the province of Muthanna is the poorest city in Iraq during the past year, the poverty rate 49 percent, followed by Babil province by 41 percent, and Salah ad Din province has reached the poverty rate of 40 percent ..