On November 18, the Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development (EPSD) Program at IPA (formerly the SME Program) will co-host its 12th annual working group with Columbia University’s Center for Development Economics and Policy (CDEP) at the Kellogg Center in New York City. This is a closed, invite-only event.
New York City, United States
November 18, 2022
From November 14-16, IPA will hold an invite-only Cross-Country Education Lab Learning Exchange in Kigali, Rwanda.
Kigali, Rwanda
November 14, 2022 - November 16, 2022
On October 12-14, 2022, Innovations for Poverty Action and the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) at Northwestern University will host the 2021 Annual Researcher Gathering.
Evanston, Illinois, United States
October 12, 2022 - October 14, 2022
The 2022 Ghana Evidence Summit, which forms part of the National Education Week (NEW), will take place from October 10-14, 2022.
Conference, Ghana
October 10, 2022 - October 14, 2022
From September 28-29, IPA Kenya, in partnership with the University of Nairobi will host a physical matchmaking event on driving locally-grounded research through strong partnerships and networks.
Nairobi, Kenya
September 28, 2022 - September 29, 2022
In this webinar, panelists will present a new white paper “Inclusive Instant Payment Systems: An Evidence-Based Approach from Design to Impact,” which explores how these systems work and the status of interoperability in emerging markets.
Webinar, United States
September 14, 2022
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On August 19, IPA Francophone West Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African School of Economics (ASE) to establish collaboration in research, project development, co-creation of evidence, and public policy forums on topics considered essential by both institutions.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
August 19, 2022
FSP in Mongu
From July 10-12, Research Associate Benny Kabwela participated in a Food Security Programme (FSP) field day held in Mongu, Zambia to launch the distribution of farming inputs under the Wetlands sub-programme. IPA Zambia has been providing long-term support to FSP through the Impact Fund for the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) to use scientific approaches in targeting vulnerable but viable communities to receive social protection programs.
Mongu, Zambia
July 10, 2022 - July 12, 2022
On June 30, 2022, IPA's Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI) held a Q&A session for its 2022 Request for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for full research funding.
Online, United States
June 30, 2022
From June 27-29, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), co-hosted a conference showcasing new research findings on child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking. 
Online, United States
June 27, 2022 - June 29, 2022
Innovations for Poverty Action, the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, and Princeton University are pleased to announce a webinar series on violence and crime in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Webinar, United States
March 09, 2021, May 27, 2022
On May 27, 2022, the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Innovations for Poverty Action held the tenth webinar in a series presenting innovative research on crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Webinar, United States
May 27, 2022
On May 24, IPA's Chief Research and Policy Officer Radha Rajkotia moderated the fourth webinar in the series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from the latest research on forced displacement. This webinar focused on a study on the impact of access to work for Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh.
Webinar, United States
May 24, 2022
“Off-the-book” fees and non-monetary costs pose a barrier to the uptake and continued usage of digital financial services (DFS). In this workshop, participants gained an understanding of the various methodologies available to measure the cost of DFS and participate in a hands-on activity where they will build their own mystery shopping research plan.
Webinar, United States
May 18, 2022
On May 17, 2022, Jeni Sorensen, Director of IPA's Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI), presented at an event titled, "From Research to Action: the state of child labor and forced labor research and the need to build the evidence base to increase policy impact," as part of the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labor.
Durban, South Africa
May 17, 2022

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