Kampala,Uganda
August 06, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Program Objectives

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New York,United States
April 07, 2018

On April 7, IPA Associate Director of Business and Program Development Faith McCollister participated in a panel discussion on youth unemployment at the 2018 African Economic Forum, held at Columbia University. The panel focused on the complex causes of youth unemployment in Africa and potential solutions to alleviate the problems it presents. During the discussion, McCollister noted the lack of an evidence-backed "silver bullet" for solving unemployment and emphasized the need for ongoing rigorous research.

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Kampala,Uganda
February 15, 2018

Helping the ultra-poor develop sustainable livelihoods is a global priority, and policymakers are faced with competing ideas about the best way to approach this problem.

In Uganda, Village Enterprise and IPA partnered with researchers to conduct a randomized evaluation that measured the impact of diverse components and variants of Village Enterprise’s graduation-style program, which provides poor households with a combination of cash transfers, mentorship, business training, and support for the formation of businesses and savings groups over a one-year period.

Washington,United States
February 09, 2018

Helping the ultra-poor develop sustainable livelihoods is a global priority, but policymakers are faced with competing ideas about the best way to approach this problem.

In Uganda, Village Enterprise and IPA partnered with researchers to conduct a randomized evaluation that measured the impact of diverse components and variants of Village Enterprise’s graduation-style program, which provides poor households with a combination of cash transfers, mentorship, business training, and support for the formation of businesses and savings groups over a one-year period.

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Kampala ,Uganda
August 09, 2017

IPA Uganda held a successful dissemination event at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. At this event, Pia Raffler and Melina Platas, principal investigators of the Meet the Candidates project, disseminated the project's findings. Preliminary findings from the project suggest that watching video interviews of parliamentary candidates during party primary and multiparty elections increases knowledge about the candidates and increases the likelihood that voters change away from their intended vote choice on Election Day.

Kampala,Uganda
April 10, 2017 - April 14, 2017

From April 10-14, 2017, IPA Uganda participated in CARE’s Women Digital Sub-Wallets workshop. The e-wallet is a new service provided by PostBank, a well-known bank in Uganda which has previously been a branch bank. The e-wallet service allows women to access formal bank accounts through mobile technology and have pre-labeled digital subwallets to categorize their savings, such as school fees and healthcare.

Kampala,Uganda
March 27, 2017 - March 31, 2017

Between March 27-31, 2017, IPA presented in multiple sessions at this year’s African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The conference brought together researchers, academics, and practitioners from the African continent and beyond to discuss the supply and demand of credible evidence in support of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. Rebecca Rouse, Director of IPA's Financial Inclusion Program, presented evidence on women’s economic empowerment and financial inclusion.

Kampala,Uganda
December 02, 2016

On December 2, Living Goods organized a stakeholder meeting in Kampala to disseminate the findings of IPA’s Community Health Delivery study.

Kampala,Uganda
October 23, 2014

Kyle Holloway (Research Manager, IPA Uganda) gave a presentation entitled "Green Evidence: Evaluating What Works" at Green Drinks, Kampala, a regular meeting of individuals working in the Energy and Environment sectors in Uganda for public, private, and non-profit organizations.

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Kampala,Uganda
June 20, 2013 - June 25, 2013

On June 24 - 25, 2013, the Yale Savings and Payments Research Fund, under the Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action, hosted a conference around evidence on innovations in savings and payments research in Kampala, Uganda.