The African Statistical Yearbook was prepared under the aegis of the African Statistical Coordination Committee set up by major continental organizations dealing with statistical development, namely: the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) within the framework of the implementation of the Reference Regional Strategic Framework for Statistical Capacity Building in Africa (RRSF).
It was prepared under the overall guidance of Mr. Oliver J.M. Chinganya, Director of African Centre for Statistics (ACS) of ECA, Dr. Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Director of the Statistics Department of AfDB, Dr. René N’Guettia Kouassi, Director of Economic affairs of AUC, and the leadership of Mr. Maurice Mubila, Division Manager at the AfDB, and Dr. Chukwudozie Ezigbalike, Chief of Data Technology Section, ECA.
The joint AfDB-AUC-ECA technical team comprised the following personnel. From AfDB: Mr. Slaheddine Saidi, Mr. Chaouch Anouar, Mr. Christophe Baradandikanya, Mr. Mohamed Ben M’Barek, Mr. Kadisha Mbiya Hilaire, Mr. Louis Kouakou, Ms Amel Kchouk, and Mr. Jerbi Slim. From ECA: Mr. Molla Hunegnaw, Mr. Negussie Gorfe, Mr. David Boko, Mr. Xuan Che, Mr. Yared Bekele, Mr. Tesfaye Belay, Mr. Thomas Sinmegn, Ms. Meaza Bekele, Mr. Elias Fisseha Mr. Haile Mulualem and Mr. Yonathan Tadesse. From AUC: Mr. Jose Awong Alene, Mr. Nougbodohoue Samson Bel Aube, Mrs. Selamawit Mussie, Mr. Gildas C. Nzingoula, Mr. Bernd Struck and Mr. Guest Charumbira.