Jan Isaksen participated in the inception review of a planned Scandinavian technical assistance and funding programme for the National Statistical Institute (INE) of Mozambique. The objective of the inception review and the appraisal was to asses the work already undertaken by the bridging project and to appraise the feasibility and realism of the INE five year plan and of the proposed Scandinavian support over the coming five years to INE, as formulated in the draft project document.