On June 22, IPA and the International Growth Centre (IGC), in collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of General Education (MoGE), hosted a policy dissemination event on results from a study titled “The Allocation of Teachers across Public Schools in Zambia” led by Torsten Figueiredo Walter (London School of Economics). The event was attended by 30 stakeholders including representatives from the MoGE and members of civil society.
June 22, 2018
On June 20, IPA Philippines Country Director Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri and Policy Associate Riza Halili presented at an impact evaluation training workshop at the De La Salle University (DLSU) Angelo King Institute in Manila.
June 20, 2018
On June 12-13, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) hosted the 2018 "Metrics from the Ground Up" Conference in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., United States
June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018
On June 7, the Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) research network and IPA Kenya held a meeting to showcase policy-relevant research and discuss academic-practitioner partnerships. The event brought together representatives from government, civil society, and the EGAP to highlight three cases of academic-practitioner collaborations in field experimental research before breaking into more focused conversation and networking.
June 07, 2018
IPA Peru Presents Preliminary Results of an Evaluation on Early Childhood Science Education Evaluation in Paraguay
From June 6-7, IPA Peru presented preliminary results of the evaluation Tikichuela Science (Tikichuela, Ciencias en mi Escuela) in two regional events held in Asuncion, Paraguay.
June 06, 2018, June 07, 2018
On June 6, researchers from IPA and J-PAL convened in London to discuss field research on what works to improve governance and address conflict and corruption in low-income countries. Participants offered practical lessons for policymakers, practitioners, donors, and others on designing and implementing more effective programs, and discussed how researchers and implementing organizations can partner to close knowledge gaps.
Westminster, London SW1A 2ET, UK, United Kingdom
June 06, 2018
On June 4-5, 2018, IPA and the National Board of Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) hosted the 2018 Ghana Women Entrepreneurship Summit (GWES).
June 04, 2018 - June 05, 2018
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Mercy Corps, and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) joined forces to bring together researchers, donors, and practitioners in a 1.5-day roundtable to advance a research agenda on financial inclusion and resilience to climate variability. Through the event, key stakeholders took stock of existing evidence, identified important gaps in the evidence, and prioritized open research questions. Insights from the event will be incorporated into an evidence brief on the key findings and open research questions on financial inclusion and resilience to be published in mid-2018.
Washington, D.C., United States
May 29, 2018 - May 30, 2018
On May 23, in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and IPA’s Financial Inclusion Program, IPA Sierra Leone organized a workshop for select financial service providers and government stakeholders – Bank of Sierra Leone, NATCOM, National ID Commission, and the Ministry of Finance’s Accountant General’s Office – to mainstream client centric design and evaluation methods in the development of digital financial services for government employees.
Freetown, Sierra Leone
May 23, 2018
While the world works toward the Sustainable Development Goals, important transformations of the agricultural sector will be required to achieve food security, the eradication of poverty and hunger, and sustainable economic development in sub-Saharan Africa.
May 09, 2018 - May 10, 2018
From May 8-May 10, 2018, IPA Zambia Country Director, Carlos Acero, presented at the 10th Conference of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) in Lusaka.
May 08, 2018 - May 10, 2018
PPI Knowledge Manager, Sharada Ramanathan, Presents on the Poverty Probability Index at the Asian Development Bank
On Monday, May 7, Sharada Ramanathan, Knowledge Manager for the Poverty Probability Index (PPI®), presented an introduction to the PPI.
Pasig City, Philippines
May 07, 2018
On May 4, IPA Peru, along with Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) training leader Erica Field and PhD candidate Javier Romero, met with Silvia Loli Espinoza, Vice Minister of the Peruvian Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MOW).
May 04, 2018
From April 24-April 26, the National Food and Nutrition Commission of Zambia hosted the third National Food and Nutrition Summit in Lusaka.
April 24, 2018 - April 26, 2018