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2021 Africa Evidence Summit

Conference   |   Apr 07 2021 - Apr 08 2021

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The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) catalyzes inclusive, innovative research to inspire social change. Over the past decade, CEGA’s East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative has linked early-career East African scholars, US-based scholars, and local policymakers to bolster evidence informed policy making in East Africa. EASST has hosted 8 Evidence Summits in East Africa and invested in the capacity of 34 talented East African scholars, who have trained over 1000 researchers, media practitioners and policymakers and formed the Network of Impact Evaluation Researchers in Africa (NIERA).

Recently, CEGA has expanded to begin working in West Africa, together with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) on Development Impact West Africa (DIWA). EASST, in partnership with NIERA and DIWA, will bring these networks together at the 2021 Africa Evidence Summit held on April 7-8, 2021. This online event will showcase policy-relevant insights on poverty alleviation in East and West Africa from both local researchers and leading US-based researchers; and connect policy makers, researchers and practitioners to discuss evidence-informed policymaking in the region. Before the Summit, on April 6, NIERA will lead an optional training on the basics of Impact Evaluation for African academics.

Please register to attend by following the link at right, and stay tuned for a full agenda in March.

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Date & Time

Apr 07 2021 - Apr 08 2021
02:00 - 05:00 GMT

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  • Network of Impact Evaluation Researchers in Africa
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A network of African scholars seeking to advance decision-focused impact evaluation of development programs through capacity building, evidence generation and policy outreach.

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