29 August-3 September, Kampala: Eastern African Research and Innovations Management (EARIMA) conference
This conference will focus on building capacity in research and innovations management for socio-economic transformation. The conference will be organised along four streams/sub-themes: research and innovations management, research funding, research partnerships and collaborations, research policies and networks.
The conference theme this year is, using evaluation to improve people's lives. Discussions will center on accountability and public interest about how evaluations are used in South Africa, both by state and non-state actors, for public good. The conference will discuss what kind of evidence is considered when making evaluative judgments about the allocation of scarce resources and the costs/benefits of interventions, as well as consider the power dynamics that determine what becomes of evaluation conclusions and recommendations.
Theme: Information and communication technologies, prenatal care services and neonatal health
Speaker: Maria Fernanda Rodrigo, Inter-American Development Bank
Time & Venue: 12:15 -1:45 p.m., IFPRI, Conference room 7AB, 2033 K St. NW
3ie's Martina Vojtkova will be presenting the 3ie Evidence gap map on Productive safety nets at a UNEG webinar on 22 September, 9.30 a.m (NY time). The evidence gap map is an interactive tool detailing what evidence exists on the effectiveness of productive safety net programmes and where more evaluations are needed.