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India exclusion report 2013-14  2015-10-02
The determinants of child health disparities in Jordan  2015-10-02
A serene look at the SDGs  2015-09-24
Bolsa Família after Brasil Carinhoso: an analysis of the potential for reducing extreme poverty  2015-09-15
Social technologies and public policies in Brazil  2015-09-15
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10 Years of


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  • Founded in 2005 as a joint initiative of German development economists, practitioners from the German Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and its implementing agencies PEGNet has expanded rapidly over the last ten years and established itself as one of the top development networks of researchers and practitioners working on the poverty-equity-growth nexus.

    We will celebrate the PEGNet anniversary through a series of workshops, articles and panel discussions that reflect on the key lessons learned in the past decade.




Conference 2015

 PEGNet Poster 2015


  • We are proud to announce the 10th PEGNet Conference on “Transformation of Developing and Emerging Economies: Challenges and Opportunities for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”.

    Our anniversary conference will be held in Berlin at the Kalkscheune Event Centre on October 8-9, 2015.  We looking forward to seeing you in Berlin, the perfect city to bring together researchers and practitioners!


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.

  Best Practice Award

  • This year the Best Practice Award will be awarded for the seventh time to the best practices between researchers and practitioners. The PEGNet-Team looks forward to your application.
  • The Call for applications is available here.
    Keep in mind that the deadline is coming closer (29 May 2015)


Other News


 News from       

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) for a two year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) and in collaboration with its Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND). More information about the job advertisment and the required qualifications are available here

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The GIZ's Sector Project "Employment Promotion in Development Cooperation" has published "Gudielines 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 - International Security and Development Center  (ISDC) as a new member.