On October 5-6, IPA joined a virtual conference hosted by SocialProtection.org on “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?” convening hundreds of social protection experts and practitioners for three days of sharing experiences, peer-to-peer learning, and discussions about creative solutions for inclusive public policies. Kate Glynn-Broderick, Associate Director of IPA's Financial Inclusion Program participated in a peer-to-peer clinic on digital payments on October 5, and IPA Social Protection Consultant, Rachel Strohm, joined a clinic on enrolling new beneficiaries on October 6.
Online, United States
October 05, 2020, October 06, 2020, October 08, 2020
On September 30, IPA Philippines presented the results of the Impact Evaluation of Judicial Reform Programs to high-level officials. The virtual presentation was attended by the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SC), Undersecretary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Third Secretary of the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), National President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and former Executive Director of 3ie. The presentation was given by Dr. Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, IPA Philippines Country Director; and Dr. Aniceto Orbeta Jr, Principal Investigator from the Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Apart from conducting the impact evaluation, IPA Philippines also provided monitoring and evaluation technical assistance in the form of workshops and document reviews. The team has been requested to present the findings to other agencies and continue to provide M&E advice to the Supreme Court.
Online, Philippines
September 30, 2020
Social Media as a Tool for Consumer Protection Monitoring Webinar Title Slide
On September 29, 2020, IPA's Consumer Protection Research Initiative held it's first Practitioner's Forum meeting, focusing on "Social Media as a Tool for Consumer Protection Monitoring."
Webinar, United States
September 29, 2020
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IPA's Consumer Protection Research Initiative has launched a Practitioner’s Forum webinar series to promote knowledge-sharing and collaboration around financial consumer protection themes in emerging markets.
Webinar, United States
September 29, 2020 - February 11, 2021
On September 24, IPA presented at a webinar hosted by the Population Council convening global experts for a discussion about the considerations for determining where, when, and how COVID-19 risks may reach a threshold in which research activities may safely resume.
Webinar, United States
September 24, 2020
This webinar shared findings from two rapid surveys on the effects of COVID-19 in Zambia and Malawi.
Webinar, United States
September 11, 2020
This webinar shared findings from the first round of the RECOVR survey in the Philippines and covered how policymakers are using the results to continually adapt their responses to changing demands and to plan for long-term strategies.
Webinar, Philippines
September 01, 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
From August 5-12, IPA Philippines held virtual meetings with various government agencies to present the results of the RECOVR Survey. The presentation was led by Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri together with Elliot Collins who is one of the lead researchers of the RECOVR Philippines Survey. On August 5, IPA presented findings related to health and COVID-19 mitigation to the Director of the Health Promotion and Communication Service of the Department of Health. On August 6, IPA co-hosted a conference meeting with the Policy Development and Planning Bureau, Research and Evaluation Division attended by DSWD officials, including several assistant secretaries, and program units. The presentation focused on findings related to social protection and livelihood. On August 6, IPA presented findings related to education to the Planning Service, and Policy Research and Development Division of the Department of Education. On August 12, IPA presented findings related to nutrition and food security to the Nutrition Policy and Planning Division of the National Nutrition Council. IPA will continue to collaborate with government partners by working to provide data and policy support for their ongoing or forthcoming initiatives in response to the pandemic.
Webinar, Philippines
August 05, 2020 - August 12, 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

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