Do farmers learn from extension services? Evidence from Malawi
Speaker: Annemie Maertens, senior lecturer in economics, University of Sussex
Discussant: JV Meenakshi, professor, Delhi School of Economics
Date: 23 August, 3.00-5.00 p.m
Venue: Seminar Hall 1, Kamala Devi Complex, India International Centre, New Delhi – 110001
To reflect on how we currently approach capacity building, 3ie, the Africa Evidence Network and our co-sponsors would like to invite you to a satellite session on capacity building to produce and use evidence. Participants will discuss who is setting the agenda, why, and what needs to change. Discussions will also look at ways to improve capacity building and what actions we can take to promote a dialogue for change.
CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia at IFMR in partnership with the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy is organising a five-day residential programme on ‘Practice of development evaluation: An evidence-informed approach to sustainable development goals’ from 18-22 September 2017 at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana. This programme is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of development practitioners to help promote the use of credible evidence to measure, assess, and inform development efforts around the sustainable development goals. The last date for submission of applications is 5 August, 2017.
USAID’s MEASURE Evaluation project is organising the international workshop on impact evaluation of population, health and nutrition programmes, for English-speaking professionals. The workshop is sponsored by the Addis Continental Institute of Public Health and MEASURE Evaluation, in collaboration with the Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health (GEMNet-Health). The two-week course will be held from 24 July to 4 August, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The deadline to apply is 26 May 2017.
Taught in English, the course is designed for mid-level health and population researchers, administrators, program managers, and other professionals involved in the implementation and evaluation of population, health and nutrition programs. The course provides intensive, hands-on training in impact evaluation with an emphasis on statistical methods for professionals currently involved in related activities. The total course fee is USD4,330 inclusive of the workshop tuition, accommodation, partial board (breakfast daily and lunch on days when the workshop is in session), and round-trip airport transfers.