Software deal to assist Zimbabwe census data analysis

22nd October 2004 By: Deborah Spicer

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) in Zimbabwe has signed a multiyear agreement with SAS Institute SA for the use of basic SAS modules in the analysis of its census data. The deal is worth R428 000. The licence agreement, finally concluded after almost six months of negotiations, means that the Zimbabwe CSO will have full use of the Base SAS, SAS Stat, SAS Online Tutor and SAS Graph solutions for the next three years.

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