Behavioral Economics gains traction with reproductive health, CEGA's "activist scientists" featured In Breakthroughs, and Development Engineering thrives at UC Berkeley. Read more in the January Impact Note
CEGA's impact through research-based action was the focus of "Where Science Meets Activism", an article in the most recent edition of UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources' Breakthrough publication. The article highlights reserach on chlorine dispensers to reduce the risk of childhood diarrhea, flood-tolerant rice, and text-message updates on water availability.
At this week's International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Indonesia, CEGA Executive Director Temina Madon will share insights from the Behavioral Economics and Reproductive Health Initiative (BERI), as part of a panel on behavioral economics (BE) and health. An article published by DevEx reports on how BE is gaining traction in reproductive health - with practitioners and researchers alike discovering how BE innovations can help the development community solve some of its most challenging problems.
CEGA's EASST program is pleased to announce two new opportunities. Applications for the Visiting Fellowship are now being accepted (deadline: March 31). This is an opportunity for East African researchers to strengthen skills in impact evaluation for a semester at a CEGA-affiliated campus. EASST is also accepting proposals for the program’s Fourth Annual Research Grant Competition. This call funds pairs of East African researchers and CEGA faculty to rigorously evaluate interventions in the region (deadline: April 13).
CEGA is hiring Spring interns!
CEGA is seeking two part-time (20 hours/week) interns for Spring 2016 to support the Center’s programs in agriculture and institutions, and in financial inclusion and energy. For more info and to apply, click here.