Our seminars provide a platform for researchers, policymakers and programme managers to share lessons learned from evaluations and reviews in a wide-variety of sectors.

We organise monthly seminars in Delhi to promote public discussions on the production and use of high-quality evidence for informing decision-making. We also organise the monthly 3ie-LIDC seminar series ‘What works in international development,’ in London

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Previous events

March 2021

Big data for development: bridging the gap between machine learning and human learning

CEDIL 03 March 2021 Online Big data presents new opportunities for innovative research in international development. In this webinar, a panel of experts draws on real-world applications in this area to reflect on key questions for the field.

Mapping the effects of food systems interventions on food security and nutrition: Launch of the 3ie Food Systems Evidence Gap Map

Seminar 15 January 2021 Online In this presentation, we discussed the main findings of the 3ie food systems evidence gap map, its potential uses, and the implications of this effort for future policy and research. This event is a part of a series of events that 3ie is hosting on nutrition in January 2021.

October 2020

DMEO Conversation Series: Implementation Research Gap Map on nutrition interventions in India

Seminar 29 October 2020 Online The webinar provided an overview of the findings from the implementation research on nutrition-specific interventions in India conducted by 3ie during 2000–2018 in partnership with IFPRI.

The impact of COVID-19 on sanitation behaviour in lower-income settings

Seminar 01 October 2020 Online This panel discussed assess the impact of the pandemic on the gains achieved by the Swachh Bharat Mission. We are all encouraged to stay home and wash our hands. But, how does this goal interact with the dominant message of the Swachh Bharat mission: use toilets.

July 2020

How is impact evaluation contributing to evidence use in low- and middle-income countries?

Webinar 08 July 2020 3ie executive director Marie Gaarder participated in a panel on what facilitates and inhibits the use of impact evaluation products in policymaking decisions organised by the Center for Global Development.

Using big data for evaluating development outcomes: lessons for evaluation during COVID

CEDIL 10 June 2020 In the talk, the authors will present a systematic map highlighting how big data are being innovatively used in measuring and evaluating development outcomes.

May 2020

Panel discussion: Impact evaluation in the time of a pandemic

CEDIL 19 May 2020 3ie’s Marie Gaarder participated in a panel discussion on impact evaluation in the time of a pandemic, organised by the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL).

What do we know about interventions to build peaceful societies? What don't we know?

Webinar 30 April 2020 The webinar presented findings from the new evidence gap map (EGM) of interventions to build peaceful societies, a partnership between 3ie and the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) made possible with generous support from BMZ.

April 2020

Don’t let the magician distract you with tricks: designing evaluations to inform action in new settings

Webinar 01 April 2020 In this webinar, Calum Davey (LSHTM) shared the results of a wide-ranging interdisciplinary review on how to learn more from evaluations.

March 2020
London, UK

Measuring the 'hard to measure' in development: Abstract, multi-dimensional concepts and processes

CEDIL 04 March 2020 London, UK In this CEDIL lecture, Anne Buffardi (ODI) discussed construct validity and three examples of multi-faceted concepts: evidence-informed decision-making, youth transitions to adulthood and human rights-based approaches to development.