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Conference 2014 Website
  • An article has been published in D+C that summarises some of the discussions that ensued from the PEGNet 2014 Conference. It is available here.


  • A video on the debate on 'Minumum wages and whether they are pro-poor' is available here.


Best Practice Award 2014


  • The PEGNet Best Practice Award is given to projects which have achieved effective interaction between research and practice.

    This year, the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and Yale University (United States) won the award for the „Youth wage subsidies in South Africa" project.
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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 workshop at GIZ evaluation unit on "small samples and representativeness" was held on 28 October 2014


Other News


News from     Uni Passau

The University of Passau offers a new Master Program in Development Studies starting October 2015. The programme provides outstanding opportunities to put theory into practice through international field research, with a strong focus on integrating quantitative and qualitative methods. More information


News from   Alexander von Humbold Foundation

The Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation has announced a call for International Climate Protection Fellowships. Deadline is March 15, 2015.  More information





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Job Opening

As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving ist objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

For operations in Nigeria/Abuja, GIZ is looking for a/an

Advisor on Business and Investment Climate

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PEGNet Activities
  • The PEGNet Conference 2014 was held in collaboration with the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) on September 18 and 19 2014 in Lusaka.

  • 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 √∂konomische 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.