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CEGA regularly convenes researchers, decision-makers, and implementing partners from around the world to forge new partnerships, discuss open research questions, share findings, and translate research evidence into effective policymaking.

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Call for Posters: 11th Annual Africa Evidence Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 19 2023

Overview CEGA and the Busara Center invite academics, practitioners, and international development organizations to submit a poster for the 11th annual Africa Evidence Summit in Nairobi, Kenya on June 19-20, 2023. We will highlight posters from both individuals and organizations in two different...

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2023 Africa Evidence Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 19 2023

Watch the Africa Evidence Summit recap video and stay connected by signing up for the CEGA newsletter. The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) held its 11th annual Africa Evidence Summit in Nairobi, Kenya from June 19-20, 2023.  The summit is an annual in-person gathering that...

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2022 Africa Evidence Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 29 2022

About the Conference The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) held its 10th Annual Africa Evidence Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on June 29-30, 2022. The summit is an annual gathering that brings together our network of East and West African scholars, U.S.-based faculty, policymakers, and...

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Development Impact Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 21 2022

About the Conference Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) held its Development Impact Summit on June 21-22, 2022 in Accra, Ghana. The Development Impact Summit brought together the impact evaluation community in West Africa, government officials in Ghana, and renowned experts in the field from...

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2021 Africa Evidence Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Apr 07 2021

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...

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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....

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7th Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 06 2018

CEGA's 7th Annual EASST Summit was held in Kampala on July 6, 2018 at the Fairway Hotel & Spa. The summit, hosted by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) in partnership with Makerere University, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and Busitema University provided a unique...

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6th Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 17 2017

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), the East African Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, and the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI) are partnering to showcase rigorous evidence relevant to East Africa and facilitate new linkages among research partners and...

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5th Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 12 2016

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the East African Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, in partnership with the World Bank Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and the University of Dar es Salaam, will host the 2016 East Africa Evidence Summit, to be held July...

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4th Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 08 2015

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative are partnering with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), the World Bank, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab...

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3rd Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 16 2014

Small-scale or subsistence farmers make up approximately 90% of the agricultural activity in Eastern and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ensuring sustainable practices, improving harvests through innovation and best practices, and connecting farmers to markets can all pay a role in promoting food security and...

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2nd Annual EASST Summit

Conference   |   past event  |  Oct 05 2013

The EASST Collaborative is a multi-institution research network with a mission to promote rigorous evaluation of social and economic development programs in East Africa. EASST’s annual regional conference represents a rare opportunity to bring together local and international researchers to...

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EASST Launch Conference

Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 12 2012

The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative is a multi-institution partnership with a mission to promote rigorous evaluation of social and economic programs in East Africa. Our inaugural conference, "Improving Youth Opportunities and Rural Livelihoods," featured the latest...

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