With our partners, IPA is hosting the RECOVR Webinar Series: Bringing Evidence to COVID-19 Policy Responses in the Global South. In this series, we are sharing new research findings and policy perspectives from IPA and our partner organizations on the COVID-19 crisis in order to support evidence-informed response efforts. All webinars are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.
Webinar, United States
June 11, 2020, July 02, 2020, July 08, 2020, July 14, 2020, July 16, 2020, July 23, 2020, July 27, 2020, July 29, 2020, July 30, 2020, August 11, 2020
Este seminario analizará los resultados de la primera ronda de la encuesta RECOVR en Colombia desde la perspectiva de los tomadores de decisión y de la academia.
Seminario, Colombia
August 11, 2020
An exemplary panel of researchers and experts from different development and humanitarian organizations shared emerging best practices for cross-national COVID-19 phone surveys. Each speaker shared specific case studies and discuss challenges, successes, and future applications of phone surveys for COVID-19 and beyond.
Online, United States
July 30, 2020
Ces webinaires ont été l’occasion de partager les résultats du premier volet de l'enquête RECOVR au Burkina Faso et en Côte d’Ivoire, et d’aborder la manière dont les décideurs utilisent les résultats afin d’adapter leurs réponses à l'évolution des attentes ainsi que leurs stratégies à long terme.
Webinar, United States
July 29, 2020, July 30, 2020
FAO Building Forward Better
On July 28, IPA's Regional Director for West Africa, Claudia Casarotto, gave a web-based training on impact evaluation methods in the context of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Initiative “Building forward better.” This initiative, led by FAO and funded by the Italian Cooperation, aims to address the loss of human capacity caused by fragility in Libya, Niger, and Mali. The initiative provides a comprehensive set of trainings on different aspects of natural resources management to policymakers and practitioners. IPA's training was attended by ten government officials and discussed key concepts in impact evaluation and the main methods for evaluating development programs, with a focus on randomized controlled trials (RCTs).
Webinar, Italy
July 28, 2020
This webinar, held in sessions in English and French, shared findings from the first round of the RECOVR surveys in Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire and covered how decision-makers are using the results to continually adapt their responses to changing demands and to plan for long-term strategies.
Webinar, United States
July 27, 2020
On July 23, 2020, IPA hosted a webinar where researchers presented three projects that are informing government COVID-19 response strategies across health, social protection, and education in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Webinar, United States
July 23, 2020
On July 23, IPA Myanmar co-hosted an online public lecture with Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Duke University, and Yangon University of Economics. The lecture entitled, "Surge in Solar-powered Homes: Lessons for Myanmar" was led by Dr. AK Enamul Haque (East-West University Professor and SANDEE Fellow/Advisor) as part of a workshop on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from July 23 -27.  
Webinar, Myanmar
July 23, 2020
En colaboración con el Ministerio de Educación del Perú (MINEDU), IPA está recopilando datos y evidencia de forma rápida para monitorear cómo se están implementando diversas soluciones educativas, en particular la educación a distancia. Esta evidencia ayudará a los tomadores de decisiones a determinar las formas más eficaces de apoyar el aprendizaje y el desarrollo de los niños, niñas, adolescentes y adultos en este contexto. En este seminario en el 16 de julio de 2020, se destacó cuatro aspectos del enfoque del Ministerio sobre la utilización de datos para orientar su toma de decisiones durante la pandemia y la posterior recuperación.
Webinar, United States
July 16, 2020