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ADP partnering with Brazil IBGE to promote microdata management (November 2012)

Country / Regional Activity: Brazil
Date of Event: 05/11/2012
A short course on “Preservation and Dissemination of Survey and Census Data: Introduction to the DDI Standard and the IHSN Tools” was provided by ADP in the context of the 1st Methodology Symposium of IBGE and the 11th IASI Meeting on Public Statistics. These events took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 5-9, 2012. The main themes discussed were data preservation, dissemination and confidentiality. The purpose of the short course was to provide technical support to the national staff and introduce the DDI standard and the IHSN Tools. IBGE is currently exploring the conversion of their own metadata files (xml based) to make them DDI-compliant.