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
Estelle Plat at GTLC
On March 1, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) invited IPA and other global thought leaders from AFI’s membership to convene a high-level conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on the future of financial inclusion and how to provide sustainable financial services to the last 1.7 billion unbanked.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
March 01, 2019
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On February 5, Dr. Scott Lee (Vanderbilt University) in collaboration with IPA Zambia, Zambia's Ministry of Health, and the International Growth Centre presented the findings and policy implications of the study “Recruiting and Motivating Community Health Workers in Zambia." 
Lusaka, Zambia
February 05, 2019
As part of the dissemination of European Union-funded research results under the Trust Fund, Interconsortia and IPA organized a half-day session where Professor Andrew Dillon of Northwestern University presented the descriptive data of a basic survey focused on the eastern and Boucle du Mouhoun regions of Burkina Faso.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
December 05, 2018