3ie London Evidence Week 2016

Meeting local and global development goals: How rigorous evidence can help

The second 3ie London Evidence Week that was organised on 11-15 April, featured a variety of events focusing on the value and challenges in producing high-quality evidence for decision-making in international development. There was an interesting and diverse line-up of speakers across the week-long events who spoke on various topics related to the generation of evidence and its rigorous use for meeting local and global development goals.

Highlights of the 3ie London Evidence Week (11-15 April 2016)

Main speakers

Alison Evans, chief commissioner, Independent Commission for Aid Impact (14 April)
James Hargreaves , director, Centre for Evaluation, LSHTM (12 April)
Leonard Wantchekon, department of Politics, Princeton University (11 April)

Panellists : Chris Berry, head of profession for education, UK Department for International Development (DFID); Paul Garner, professor, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and coordinating editor, Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group; David Gough, director, EPPI-Centre, UCL; Penny Hawkins, head of evaluation, DFID; Anna Henttinen, head of profession for evaluation, DFID; Elizabeth M King, 3ie Board of Commissioners; and Kirsty Newman, research uptake manager, Research and Evidence Division, DFID

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