On November 18, the Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development (EPSD) Program at IPA (formerly the SME Program) co-hosted its 12th annual working group with Columbia University’s Center for Development Economics and Policy (CDEP) at the Kellogg Center in New York City. This was a closed, invite-only event.
New York City, United States
November 18, 2022
From November 14-16, IPA held an invite-only Cross-Country Education Lab Learning Exchange in Kigali, Rwanda.
Kigali, Rwanda
November 14, 2022 - November 16, 2022
Measuring Development Impact: An Introduction to Impact Evaluation
On November 22, 2022, IPA and Australia National University (ANU) will co-host an introductory impact evaluation workshop in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The goal of the workshop is to introduce impact evaluation processes and methods, with a focus on randomized evaluations, encouraging increased use of rigorous evidence in development policy-making and programming in Papua New Guinea. Presenters will include Ryan Edwards (ANU), Peter Srouji, Yuna Liang, and Tara Marwah (IPA).
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
November 14, 2022
Through this workshop, IPA and NEPI will convene local researchers, implementers, policymakers, and donors to share the STYL program results and discuss the policy implications for policymakers, implementing organizations, and donors.
Monrovia, Liberia
November 07, 2022
On October 12-14, 2022, Innovations for Poverty Action and the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) at Northwestern University will host the 2021 Annual Researcher Gathering.
Evanston, Illinois, United States
October 12, 2022 - October 14, 2022
The 2022 Ghana Evidence Summit, which forms part of the National Education Week (NEW), will take place from October 10-14, 2022.
Conference, Ghana
October 10, 2022 - October 14, 2022
From September 28-29, IPA Kenya, in partnership with the University of Nairobi will host a physical matchmaking event on driving locally-grounded research through strong partnerships and networks.
Nairobi, Kenya
September 28, 2022 - September 29, 2022
In this webinar, panelists presented a new white paper “Inclusive Instant Payment Systems: An Evidence-Based Approach from Design to Impact,” which explores how these systems work and the status of interoperability in emerging markets.
Webinar, United States
September 14, 2022
The Joint Data Center’s 2022 Strategic Advisory Council included a panel to gather suggestions, feedback, and other inputs on their new and upcoming Knowledge Agenda, which is envisioned to pivot around four main pillars: data and evidence gap maps, building a virtual marketplace for researchers and practitioners, knowledge dissemination papers, and stakeholders’ training and capacity building. 
Copenhagen, Denmark
September 01, 2022
On August 19, IPA Francophone West Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African School of Economics (ASE) to establish collaboration in research, project development, co-creation of evidence, and public policy forums on topics considered essential by both institutions.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
August 19, 2022
FSP in Mongu
From July 10-12, Research Associate Benny Kabwela participated in a Food Security Programme (FSP) field day held in Mongu, Zambia to launch the distribution of farming inputs under the Wetlands sub-programme. IPA Zambia has been providing long-term support to FSP through the Impact Fund for the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) to use scientific approaches in targeting vulnerable but viable communities to receive social protection programs.
Mongu, Zambia
July 10, 2022 - July 12, 2022
On July 7, 2022, IPA Philippines held a virtual knowledge exchange to share PIDS and World Bank studies on social protection. The event highlighted lessons on what works and what needs to be fine-tuned and provides policy insights on strengthening social protection to make it more efficient and adaptive in the Philippines. IPA Philippines's former Country Director Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri was one of the featured speakers. For more information, see the event poster below.
Online, Philippines
July 07, 2022
On June 30, 2022, IPA's Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI) held a Q&A session for its 2022 Request for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for full research funding.
Online, United States
June 30, 2022
From June 27-29, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), co-hosted a conference showcasing new research findings on child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking. 
Online, United States
June 27, 2022 - June 29, 2022
Innovations for Poverty Action, the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, and Princeton University are pleased to announce a webinar series on violence and crime in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Webinar, United States
March 09, 2021, May 27, 2022