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Joseph W. Nyan

Joseph W. Nyan is a programmer for the Center for Democratic Governance (CDG).


Joseph W. Nyan is a programmer for the Center for Democratic Governance (CDG). He is a GIS specialist with years of experience in programming. He has worked for the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) for 14 years.

Mr Nyan has provided training for Data Clerks and Supervisors for several projects. He designed data collection tools using software such as CAPI in CsPro for mobile devices that were used to collect data for several projects. He also designed data entry screens in IMPS and assisted with the analysis of many
projects by producing the necessary basic and analytical tables. Mr Nyan converted the Liberia 2008 Census data files to Integrated Management Information Systems and conducted several IMIS training workshops for county offices, government officials, and other central office staff for LISGIS. He served as a programmer for the Reproductive Health Commodities and Services; the Women Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) in Bong County Liberia; the BUYFROMWOMEN Baseline Survey; Community Friendly Child Baseline Survey and many other projects and programs.

Mr Nyan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the Cuttington University College in Liberia. He also holds a Master’s in Computer Science with distinction from the New York Institute of Technology, Long Island, New York. Mr Nyan also holds a certificate in VSE System Installation and Tailoring from the
IBM Center, Manhattan, New York; and Certificate in CSPro Android for Intermediate Users.

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