"University education is more than the next level in the learning process; it is a critical component of human development worldwide. It provides not only the high-level skills necessary for every labor market but also the training essential for teachers, doctors, nurses, civil servants, engineers, humanists, entrepreneurs, scientists, social scientists, and a myriad of other personnel. It is these trained individuals who develop the capacity and analytical skills that drive local economies, support civil society, teach children, lead effective governments, and make important decisions which affect entire societies." ... Educational Pathways International

Training in statistics is a vital component within such education as local populations make very difficult decisions about the current and future well-being of their countries and their residents. "Statistics may be defined as a body of methods for making wise decisions in the face of uncertainty" (W.A Wallis).

Two important in-country training programs that ADASIS staff support are: