The pilot census is the general testing phase of all administrative, technical and organizational procedures including awareness raising. This preliminary test, from all census aspects undoubtedly offers great interest for the achievement of the operation itself. Four main activities are implemented as part of the pilot census for the core module. This is the training held in Ebolowa from the 1st  to 25th  May 2017, the training of collection agents organized in Bafoussam and Ngaoundere from the 23rd  to 27th  May 2017, the awareness raising is deployed from ....... to ....... 2017 and the current collection that has covered the period from  May 30 to June 29, 2017.

In total, nearly 6,600 farms / households were enumerated by 48 enumerators, 7 controllers and 8 ICT correspondents in 74 enumeration zones of the 8 targeted subdivisions  such as Misaje (North-west), Lolodorf (South), Doumaintang (East) , Bangourain (West), Ngaoui (Adamaoua), Yaounde 4 and Kiki (Centre).

At the end of the implementation of this operation, technical, organizational, financial and logistical lessons were learned both at training and data collection levels in order to enhance the effective implementation of the core module which will be carried out throughout the national territory./