Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
GDP (current US$)
The LSMS-ISA project is supporting the design and implementation of the Enquête Agricole de Conjoncture Intégrée aux conditions de vie des ménages 2014 (EAC-I 2014). The EAC-I 2014 a multi-topic household panel survey, with the purpose of building capacity for the implementation of household surveys. The ultimate objective of the work is to improve the quality, timeliness, and relevance of household-level agricultural statistics in Mali, with an emphasis on sustainability, capacity building, and improving data collection methods. Funding for the project is provided by the United States Agency for International Development.
The multi-topic household panel survey was implemented by the Cellule de la Planification et de la Statistique du Secteur Développment Rural (CPS) in collaboration with the l'Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT). The LSMS team was responsible for the management and technical design of the project, as well as for the provision of technical assistance and the support of analytical work resulting from the collected data.
Sampling and Survey Design
The sample for the EACI-2014 includes 3,804 households in 989 enumeration areas. The sample is nationally representative, as well as representative of Bamako, other urban, and rural.
The first visit questionnaires for the EAC-I 2014 include the following:
The second visit questionnaires for the EAC-I 2014 include the following:
Field Work Implementation
The EAC-I 2014 is the first LSMS-ISA type survey conducted in Mali. It was implemented in 2014/2015. Enumerators’ training for the first visit was held from June 23rd to July 7th, 2014. Data collection followed the training and was conducted from the end of July 2014 to November 2014. Second visit followed a one week refresher in December 2014 and interviews for the second visit were concluded in February 2015. Data entry was conducted in headquarters at the end of each visit.
Data Documentation and Dissemination
The data from the EAC-I 2014 are now available for downloading free of charge.