Theme: Emerging challenges of the evaluation of climate change mitigation and adaptation and the policies and its relations to natural resources management.
Sponsoring organisations: Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA), and the Swedish Development Corporation Agency (SIDA).
The International Labour Organization and J-PAL are offering a five-day Executive Education training course on evaluating social programmes at the American University of Sharjah (UAE).
This course is designed for people from a variety of backgrounds: managers and researchers from international development organisations, foundations, governments and non-governmental organisations from around the world, as well as trained economists looking to retool. The course places special emphasis on evaluating labour market programmes, although professionals from other sectors and backgrounds will find the course useful.
Early application deadline is 10 October 2014 (for scholarships).
Is laser land leveling a viable technology option for farmers? Evidence from Uttar Pradesh, India
Speakers: Prof Travis Lybbert, University of California, Davis and David Spielman, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.
Date: 10 December