Ruth Minja is a Principal Statistician working with the National Bureau of Statistics in Tanzania. She is a Manager for Environment Statistics and Further Analysis and a member of the National Steering Technical Committee on SDGs Data Road Map. She has experience of more 15 years on production, analysis and dissemination of official statistical for evidence based decisions. She has been coordinating SDGs and the National Five Year Development Plan II data gaps assessment in collaboration with the key stakeholders in the country. She has been involved in the SDGs capacity building workshops at Local Government Authorities coordinated by the Ministry of Finance and Planning focusing on mainstreaming SGDs into Sector Strategies and Programs.