On Wednesday, May 15, during the Child Labor Coalition's quarterly meeting, Dr. Eric Edmonds presented the results of his and Dr. Caroline Theoharides' evaluation of the Department of Labor and Employment's livelihood assistance to parents of child laborers.
Washington, DC, United States
May 15, 2019
German Development Conference
On May 10, IPA's Regional Director for West Africa Claudia Casarotto presented at an event hosted by the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) and the Campbell Collaboration. The conference, "Using evidence for more effective development policy and practice," brought together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers to discuss ways to foster evidence-based policymaking and programming in the German development cooperation.
Bonn, Germany
May 10, 2019
On May 9, 2019, IFPRI and IPA held a seminar to discuss effective strategies for building resilience through financial inclusion, and make a call for more research on this urgent challenge.
Washington, DC, United States
May 09, 2019
On May 8, IPA Zambia presented on global research findings at the Ministry of Health's 2019 Family Planning Annual Review meeting in Chongwe, Zambia.
Chongwe, Zambia
May 08, 2019
On May 8, IPA presented at the results dissemination event for the Lively Minds project, which evaluated the impacts of a low-cost, play-based learning program that engaged both teachers and parents on early childhood cognitive development.
Accra, Ghana
May 08, 2019
On Thursday, April 18, 2019, IPA hosted a discussion of a randomized evaluation, conducted with Mercy Corps in northeast Nigeria, in which researchers are asking: Can recordings of former extremist group members apologizing, or explaining how they have changed, reduce feelings of anger and fear? And if so, does this increase people’s willingness to accept former members back into their communities? Research lead Dr. Rebecca Wolfe (Director of Evidence and Influence at Mercy Corps) and Radha Rajkotia (Chief Research and Policy Officer at IPA) provided an overview of the study, followed by a Q&A portion.
New York City, United States
April 18, 2019
NACOSTI Data Validation Workshop
From April 16-19, IPA participated in a Data Validation Workshop organized by Kenya's National Commission for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NACOSTI), the government agency mandated to regulate and assure quality in the science, technology and innovation sectors. Under the theme of “Effective Reporting for Quality Research and Development in Kenya," the workshop focused on implementing a research annual reporting template for Kenya's registered research institutions.
Nakuru, Kenya
April 16, 2019 - April 19, 2019
From April 15-18, IPA participated in three panels at the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) annual conference in San Francisco.
San Francisco, United States
April 15, 2019 - April 18, 2019
On April 14, Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam, Acting Executive Secretary of the Ghana Ministry of Education’s National Inspectorate Board, Bridget Konadu Gyamfi, Senior Policy Manager at IPA Ghana, Bethany Park, Senior Policy Manager at IPA, and Sharon Wolf, Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, led a pre-conference workshop at the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) annual conference in San Francisco.
San Francisco, United States
April 14, 2019
SBS Peru Event
During the week of March 25, Dean Karlan presented to decision-makers at an event focused on savings in Lima, Peru. The event was one of several hosted by Peru's Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros, y AFP (SBS) during World Savings Week.
Lima, Peru
March 25, 2019
On March 19, IPA presented along with Women for Women International at the Center for Global Development on key lessons from evaluating the impact of graduation programs on the lives of ultra-poor women.
Washington, DC, United States
March 19, 2019
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019, Innovations for Poverty Action, Marie Stopes Kenya, and Population Services Kenya co-hosted an event to discuss the private sector’s role in delivering UHC. This policy dialogue aimed to advance collaborations on engaging with the private sector and other players for UHC in Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya
March 19, 2019
On March 18, IPA organized a seminar around the "Humanitarian-Development Nexus in the Sahel" at the Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
March 18, 2019
On March 13, Juan Manuel Hernandez-Agramonte (IPA Country Director for Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia) presented findings from an IPA study in progress on the impact of a pension program on senior citizens’ wellbeing in Paraguay to the country's Ministry of Finance.
Asunción, Paraguay
March 13, 2019
On March 1, IPA presented findings on of an ongoing study titled "Quality of Family Planning Service Delivery in Western Kenya" at a workshop in Kisumu, Kenya.
Kisumu, Kenya
March 01, 2019