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Conference 2014 Website

Confirmed Speakers:

Francisco H.G. Ferreira
(The World Bank)
Simon Quinn
(University of Oxford)
Haroon Bhorat
(University of Cape Town)
Yusuf Dodia
(Zambia Private Sector Development Association)
Kim Cloete
(Renowned South African Journalist)
Helmut Asche
(University of Mainz)

Registration for PEGNet Conference 2014


Please note that the registration for the PEGNet Conference 2014 in Lusaka, Zambia is open now!



  • To register for the PEGNet Conference 2014 in Lusaka, we would kindly ask you to fill out this >> Registration Form



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.

PEGNet Workshops


  • A summary of the joint Workshop with DIE/GDI on "Green and Social: Managing Synergies and Trade-offs" is available (here: Green and Social Bulletin).

  • Joint workshop of GIGA, IAPRI and PEGNet on “The way ahead for Zambian agriculture. What role for FDI?” to be held in Lusaka, Zambia on 17 September 2014. 

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News from D+C E+Z 

  • Article on the pro- ceedings of the PEGNet Conference 2013: "Challenging Complexity".

  • Article about the PEGNet Conference 2013: "Shades of green".

  • Article about the PEGNet Survey on Practitioner Demand for Research.

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News from 3ie
3ie has published a new report entitled "Quality education for all children? What works in education in developing countries" on the effectiveness of interventions in education in developing countries. More information




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PEGNet Activities
  • The PEGNet Conference 2014 will be held in collaboration with the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) on September 18 and 19 2014 in Lusaka. The registration for the conference is now open.
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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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  • A report on 'Zukunftscharta. Die ökonomische Dimension von Nachhaltigkeit' that was held on 17-18 June 2014 at the Institute for the World Economy.
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PEGNet Member

PEGNet welcomes the Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD) as a new member.