21 September 2017

NISR seeks to build a convenient environment for big data analytics in Rwanda

Four months after the cabinet approved the Data revolution policy, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) initiated discussions with stakeholders to discuss how this policy will be implemented to boost the use of other sources that may generate statistics for evidence based decision making.


20 September 2017

NISR is partnering with UK Office for National statistics to strengthen data revolution and big data in Rwanda

Mr. Ivan MURENZI, Deputy Director General (in the middle), and Kenny Osborne, Deputy Head of DFID-Rwanda (on the left hand side) discussing the partnership

In September 2017, a Delegation from UK Office for National Statistics (UK-ONS) had a second visit to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) to discuss with various stakeholders on the journey of developing and strengthening data revolution and big data in Rwanda and how the two National statistics Offices can collaborate around this new area, not only in Rwanda, but also globally.


12 September 2017

Life is all about setting goals: Josiah's story

Article  by Yumi Matsuda, UNICEF Rwanda Chief of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation; Veronica Houser, UNICEF Rwanda Communications Consultant; Jean-Claude Nyirimanzi, NISR Team Leader, Research, Publication and Documentation; Ruben Muhayiteto, NISR Data Portals Management Officer, 17 July 2017

JOSIAH’S STORY


12 September 2017

Visualizing data – Kamugisha harnesses the power of infographics

Article  by Yumi Matsuda, UNICEF Rwanda Chief of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation; Veronica Houser, UNICEF Rwanda Communications Consultant; Jean-Claude Nyirimanzi, NISR Team Leader, Research, Publication and Documentation; Ruben Muhayiteto, NISR Data Portals Management Officer, 17 July 2017

“When I graduated from university, this laptop was my only possession,” Kamugisha said, displaying it proudly. Kamugisha Marius, a young Rwandan entrepreneur, received the laptop when he won the prestigious Infographics Competition.


10 March 2017

Rwandan journalists to visualise statistical data in their stories

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) in collaboration with PARIS21 is holding a five-day training on data visualization and infographics.


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