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PEGNet Policy Brief 1/2015

PEGNet Policy Brief 2/2015

PEGNet Policy Brief 3/2015



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PEGNet Conference 2016


The Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) Conference 2016 on "Regional integration for Africa’s economic transformation – Challenges and opportunities" will be held in cooperation with the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research, IPAR-Rwanda College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda in Kigali, Rwanda on September 15-16 2016.



PEGNet Research


  • Kiel Policy Brief: 'Unhappily non-cooperative — Do development research and practice ignore each other?'
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  • PEGNet Survey on the status of cooperation between researchers and practitioners. Results and data are available here.

  Apply for the Best Practice Award

  • This year the Best Practice Award will  be awarded for the eighth time at our annual conference in Kigali. Initiatives and development projects or programs that have incorporated research tools into their design or research projects that have been particularly successful in translating their findings into policy and practice are encouraged to apply.

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The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) and the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town, invites submissions for a two-day workshop on 'Inequality and Middle Class Development in Africa' to be held in Cape Town on May 5-6. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is February 21 2016. More information is available here.

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The GIZ's Sector Project "Employment Promotion in Development Cooperation" has published "Guidelines for an Employment and Labour Market Analysis (ELMA)". It provides a methodological and tried-and-tested tool for a comprehensive analysis of the labour market and employment situation. More information about the guidelines are available here



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PEGNet Activities
  • An article has been published in D+C that announces the special anniversary session titled 'What happened to pro-poor growth?' that will be held at the 2015 PEGNet Conference.
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  • Report on the panel on "Bridging the gap - designing effective cooperation between academia and practitioners for better results" that PEGNet chaired at the 2014 EADI General Conference that was held on June 23-26 in Bonn.

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PEGNet Member

PEGNet welcomes the - Institute of Policy Analysis and Research, IPAR-Rwanda  as a new member.