The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at UC Berkeley's 7th annual EASST Summit was held in Kampala on July 6, 2018, at the Fairway Hotel. The summit, held in partnership with IPA and Makerere University, provided a unique opportunity to hear about cutting-edge research being conducted by East African scholars and CEGA affiliates to measure the impacts of policies and programs related to health, education, agriculture and other topics of critical importance in East Africa.
July 06, 2018
On July 5, IPA Myanmar, in partnership with the International Growth Centre (IGC) and the Myanmar Development Institute (MDI), co-hosted a conference at the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw. The objective was to bring together thought leaders from academia and government, policymakers, and practitioners to discuss the international experience and evidence on targeted poverty alleviation programs and their implications for the Myanmar context. Professors
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
July 05, 2018
On July 3, IPA and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) co-hosted a workshop on digital finance and financial inclusion in Yangon, Myanmar.
July 03, 2018
On June 26 in Nairobi and June 28 in Kisumu, IPA Kenya and the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) disseminated results from an evaluation of the benefits of water quality, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions on maternal and child health.
Day 1 - Nairobi, Kenya — Day 2 - Kisumu, Kenya
June 26, 2018, June 28, 2018
On June 27, Making Finance Work for Africa, IPA, 3ie, PlaNet Guarantee, the University of Kent, and Oklahoma State University presented a webinar on "Enhancing Access to Index-Based Weather Insurance: A New Marketing Approach in Burkina Faso."
Abidjan, Burkina Faso
June 27, 2018
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