IPA hosted a workshop in coordination with the Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Mongolia to share interim results of the Peri-Urban Rangeland study.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
June 11, 2015
Signing of the Vision 2030 MOU with the Kenyan government
IPA Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kenyan Government’s Vision 2030 Program. Vision 2030 is an initiative of the Kenyan government that aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrializing, middle-income country by 2030 through economic, social, and political development.
Nairobi, Kenya
June 09, 2015
Dylan Ramshaw (Country Director, IPA Peru) and Mauricio Perez Alaniz (Research Coordinator, IPA Paraguay) presented results from the Graduating the Ultra-Poor study and held a two-day seminar with the Secretariat of Social Action in Paraguay, which is considering an evaluation of a Graduation Program implemented by the Par
Asunción, Paraguay
June 05, 2015
Jeff Mosenkis
On June 4th, IPA, with J-PAL and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) held an event at the World Bank focusing on the new findings published in Science on helping the Ultrapoor. Researchers Dean Karlan and Esther Duflo presented the six-country findings, followed by discussion from Mariana Escobar Arango, Deputy Director General, Department of Social Prosperity, Colombia.
Washington D.C., United States
June 04, 2015
Rachna Nag Chowdhuri (Country Director, IPA Zambia), Emily Cupito (Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa), Erika Keaveney (Research Manager, IPA Zambia), and Ashleigh Morrell (Training and Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa) participated in a meeting with members of Zambia’s Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training, and Early Education.
Lusaka, Zambia
May 27, 2015 - May 29, 2015
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MIke Brooks
J-PAL LAC, IPA Peru and San Pablo Catholic University co-organized last May 22 in Arequipa the workshop "Evidence-based public policy: Impact Evaluation."   The workshop's objective was to contribute to promote the use and generation of evidence on the impact of social programs in the Arequipa region, in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of public policies to the benefit of the poorest populations.  
Arequipa, Peru
May 22, 2015
The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) and the District of Gicumbi hosted a launch event to celebrate the successful implementation of a pilot phase of the Water Tanks Loan Project in Nyankenke, a sector in Gicumbi district. IPA Rwanda and J-PAL Africa’s policy teams have been working together to support the RAB in its implementation of the pilot project. Speakers at the event included Gicumbi's mayor and RAB's Director of Animal Production.
Nyankenke, Rwanda
May 14, 2015
The first steering committee meeting governing the Urban Drinking Water and Health Outcomes study was held. Participants included representatives from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, the Ghana Health Service, and the Ghana Standard Authority, among others.
Accra, Ghana
May 14, 2015
Suleiman Asman (Country Director, IPA Kenya) presented on IPA's work in Kenya at an Impact Evaluation Training Workshop hosted by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) and the World Bank’s Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) from May 5–8.
Nairobi, Kenya
May 05, 2015 - May 08, 2015
IPA Burkina Faso presented to the Commission for Reforms in Burkina Faso. The commission is in charge of proposing reforms to the government before the elections in October 2015.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
May 04, 2015
IPA Event in Burkina Faso
On May 4, IPA Burkina Faso appeared before the Commission for Reforms of Burkina Faso. The Commission for Reforms is charged with proposing reforms in crucial areas such as electoral law, constitution modification, media and communication regulation, and public finance. They are in the process of composing a report to serve as a road map for the next government.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
May 04, 2015
Sebastian Chaskel (Country Representative, IPA Colombia), Maya Marquez (Research Associate, IPA Colombia), and Anna Segura (Research Associate, IPA Colombia) presented on IPA's research methodology, findings from research on financial inclusion, and the Flexible Credit project to researchers of the Fundación Para el Desarrollo del Caribe (
Barranquilla, Colombia
April 29, 2015
Garret Christensen (Assistant Project Scientist, BITSS) represented BITSS at a conference on Reproducibility in Federal Evaluations organized by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Dean Karlan (Yale; President, IPA; Chair, J-PAL's Finance Program), Rachel Glennerster (Executive Director, J-PAL; I
Washington D.C., United States
April 22, 2015
IPA, the International Growth Centre, and Laterite hosted the 4th Rwanda Research Roundtable.
Kigali, Rwanda
March 26, 2015