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.
The following National Data Focal persons: provided data for their respective countries: Botswana: Ruth K. Mothibi, Burkina Faso: Nakelse Pascal, Burundi: Nizigiyimana Venerand, Cameroon: Fikeu Linda Yolene, Olivier, Chad: Mbaiogoum Tinro, Comoros: Anafaita Achirafi, Congo: Yoka Ikombo Johs S., Cote d’Ivoire: Koto Ehou Mboya, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mpaka Felix, Egypt: Ihab Gad, Equatorial Guinea: Edjane Egono Ciriaco, Ebogo Ona Hanque, Ethiopia: Dawit Berhanu Mamo, Gabon: Bakolosso Tangui, The Gambia: Ousman Dibba, Ghana: Edward Asuo Afram, Guinea-Bissau: Mendis Osvaldo Cristo, Kenya: Benjamin Macharia Muchiri, Madagascar: Ando Rahasimbelonirina, Malawi: Lameck Biziweck Million, Mauritania: Mohamed Baba, Mauritius: Mukesh Dawoonauth, Morocco: Raoui Fatima, Mozambique: Felicidade Pires, Namibia: Aloysius Tshechama, Niger: Daouda Baoua Ahamed , Nigeria: Elisha Ajebiyi Fafunmi, Senegal: Seck Adama, South Sudan: David Chan Thiang, Sudan: Suheir Mohamed Ibrahimmohamednour , Swaziland: Tsembayena Phakathi, Tanzania: Gregory Luxford Elias Millinga, Togo: Telou Tchilabalo, Tunisia: Ouechtali Fethia, Uganda: John Bonaventure Musoke, Zimbabwe: Godfrey Makware.