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8th Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 22 2019

The 8th Annual EASST Summit was held at Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya on July 22-23, 2019. This years event brought together over 200 diverse participants, who discussed the latest research on economic development, health, agriculture, financial inclusion, and labour markets in East Africa

  • July 22: Featured the dissemination of policy relevant research a round table discussion on data systems for Universal Health Coverage.
  • July 23: Featured early stage research on Youth, Health, and Agriculture and Financial Inclusion. Day 2 also featured a discussion on new directions for the EASST fellow alumni-led organization, a panel on practitioner perspectives on various approaches to supporting African Impact Evaluation capacity, and donors offering their take on supporting the evidence ecosystem in Africa.
  • At the end of the day there were two optional sessions: 1) A research transparency training facilitated by the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (open) and 2) A research-policymaker matchmaking workshop (invitation only) facilitated by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).
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Siddharth Chatterjee
Keynote Speaker , UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya

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A research and policy nonprofit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor.

An independent network of East African scholars that conduct rigorous evaluations of social and economic development programs to improve people's well-being.

The United Nations Country Team in Kenya consists of 23 United Nations agencies operating in the country, comprising over 75 semi-autonomous United Nations offices.

APHRC is committed to generating an Africa-led and Africa-owned body of evidence to inform decision making for an effective and sustainable response to the most critical challenges facing the continent.

United States International University-Africa (USIU), situated in Nairobi, Kenya is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa.

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