3ie is offering limited number of bursaries to attend the 2018 Evidence to Action (E2A) Conference from 25 to 27 July at the USIU-Africa Campus, Nairobi, Kenya. This conference organised by International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED), aims to enhance sustainable collaboration and sharing of knowledge and information among researchers, policy-makers, civil society, and development partners. It seeks to reinforce demand-driven evidence-based policy development in the context of Sustainable Development Goals and the Malabo Declaration.
Submit your abstract to email@example.com by 30 May 2018. Bursary support is available only for presenters. If your abstract is selected, you will be notified by 7 June. Once you receive the notification, the bursary application form will be available for download from the from the conference website. You will have two weeks to complete and submit the bursary application as per process.
3ie is offering three bursaries to attend J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia at IFMR’s annual Executive Education course on Evaluating Social Programmes from 16 to 20 July at the Vivanta by Taj Ambassador, New Delhi, India. Bursary support will only cover the course fees. This course will focus on randomised evaluations, include step-by-step training for conducting evaluations, discuss importance of needs assessment, theory of change and so on. The course is designed for managers and researchers from international development organisations, government and NGOs, amongst others.
Apply for the bursary by completing the course application form. Applications of those selected to participate will be automatically reviewed for eligibility to the bursary programme. Please indicate if you are unable to attend without funding. Applications should be submitted by 11.59pm, 27 May.
The Green Climate Fund is seeking applications from firms and organisations to support and manage the Independent Evaluation Unit’s Learning Oriented Real-time Impact Assessment program. This program supports real-time measurement and learning within the GCF through theory-based impact evaluations that use experimental/quasi-
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is partnering with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to sponsor seven students from sub-Saharan Africa to participate in the recently launched master’s degree program in Data, Economics and Development Policy. The sponsorship includes full coverage of tuition, housing, healthcare and a small stipend for three years. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
3ie is offering seven bursaries for African nationals to attend Evidence 2018 from 25-28 September in Pretoria, South Africa. This regional conference, organised by Africa Evidence Network aims to encourage and promote evidence-based decision-making in Africa. It brings together a variety of stakeholders interested in the production and use of evidence for decision-making, including representatives from government, civil society, universities and the private sector. Discussions will focus on four main areas: quality education, communicable diseases, climate resilience, and good governance. The deadline to apply for bursaries is 1 June, 2018.
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The World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) has issued its fourth call for proposals for rapid, low-cost evaluations– or nimble evaluations. Applicants can propose an evaluation design of any intervention affecting outcomes related to SIEF’s core themes: basic education; health and health systems; early childhood development and nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene. SIEF will provide a maximum of $150,000 for each evaluation. The deadline for submitting proposals is 30 May 2018.
3ie has been awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates for a program to improve implementation of anaemia control programs for women and children in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the use of implementation science and create a galvanized coalition of policymakers, program actors, and researchers in each country. 3ie is collaborating with the Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) on this three-year project.