VAU Past Achievements

1VAU Achievements in the Past several Years:

1.1NSS (National Surveillance System) EC Funded Project:

Carrying out of NRVA (National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment) Surveys with partnership of CSO (Central Statistic Organization)

  • 1st Round NRVA 2003 survey
  • 2nd Round NRVA 2005 survey
  • 3rd Round NRVA 2007-2008 survey

1.2Conduction of Impact Evaluation of MRRD Developments Programs:

  • National Solidarity Program (NSP) Baseline Survey.
  • 2007- 2008
  • National Emergency Rural Access Program (NERAP) Baseline Survey.
  • 2008- 2009
  • NSP 1st Follow-up Impact Evaluation.
  • 2009-2010

1.3Conduction of Other Comprehensive Surveys:

  • Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) Survey Round 7th: (Funded By WFP).
  • 2009-2010
  • FSMS Round 8th (Funded By WFP).
  • 2010- 2011
  •  School Feeding Survey (SFS) an Evaluation Exercise on WFP FFE Program.
  • 2010- 2011

2Achievements under the World Bank two Trust Funds:


 IDF(Institutional Development Found)

TFSCB (Technical Fund For Statistical Capacity Building)

Main Objective

Impact Evaluation Capacity Building

Statistical capacity building

Project Start Date

8th Jun 2009

8th Apr 2008

Project completion date

8th Jun 2012

31st Aug 2010

Project Budget

USD 383000

USD 150000


The World Bank

The World Bank


  • Furnishing of VAU with the most necessary equipment and modern technologies demanded for data collection and data processing.
  • Outfitting of VAU with the most qualified and technical staff
  • Conduction of 4 months training program in the field of Data Processing and MS Access Project for VAU and AIRD staff by VAU Data Processing Adviser in 2009.
  • Conduction of 10 days training program in the field of Data Analysis and STATA Program for VAU, AIRD and other programs employees by a European Professor on Jan 2010.
  • Conduction of 5 days training program in the field if Data Collection and Basic Statistic for VAU and AIRD staff  by VAU Survey Manager in Apr 2010.
  • Conduction of  10 days training program in the field of “Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation” for VAU, AIRD  and MRRD’s other programs employees, by an Indian Professor on Aug 2010.