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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
(German Institute for Development Evaluation)

Best Practice Award


Call for Best Practice Award Submissions 2014


BPA call 2014 2nd


Call for project proposals for the Best Practice Award 2014 by outstanding initiatives of cooperations between research and practice. Deadline for submission is May 23, 2014.


PEGNet Research


  • 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. 

Other News


News from Uni Passau

The Chair of Development Economics at the University of Passau will give a  Short Course on Implementing Household Surveys in Developing Countries on September 22-29, 2014. It is designed for graduate students and professionals working with international agencies, governments, and NGOs. The deadline for registration is 31 May 2014 (early bird fee) and 22 August 2014. More information


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 at the New Government Complex in Lusaka. The call for papers is now closed. 
  • PEGNet will chair a panel on "Bridging the gap - designing effective cooperation between academia and practitioners for better results" at the 2014 EADI General Conference to be held on June 23-26 in Bonn.
PEGNet Member

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




Calls for Papers
  • The first Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) will be held in Paris, France, on June 23-24, 2014. It covers various topics pertinent to the measurement and understanding of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers are invited to submit papers that focus on Africa. Deadline for paper submission is 30 April 2014.
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  • UNU-WIDER calls for paper submission for its Development Conference on ‘Inequality – measurement, trends, impact, and policies’ which will take place on 5-6 September 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. The deadline for paper submission is 15 May 2014.

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