The 5th Annual Bihar Growth Conference will bring together political leaders, senior bureaucrats and leading academics together to generate ideas for growth.
25-26 July, Patna, Bihar: IGC Bihar Growth Conference 2015
17-19 August, Kenya: East Africa Microfinance Summit 2015
The Association of Microfinance Institutions in Kenya will host this event and bring together industry players from the region and across the world to assess progress towards microfinance goals.
21-22 July, New Delhi: IGC-ISI India Development Policy Conference 2015
The 6th IGC-ISI India Development Policy Conference will bring together researchers and policymakers to present and discuss the implications of research produced on issues central to India’s growth, and to identify future research questions. The conference will include sessions on Firms and Industry, Human Development, Energy and State Capabilities.
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.
12-16 October, Johannesburg: South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association conference 2015
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.