Through its current initiative to build capacities in “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in developing countries, PEP has supported 65 projects (involving 300 researchers) in 34 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, but also Eastern Europe and the Middle East. 

New PEP call for proposals under the PAGE II initiative

Deadline : September 15, 2016
Submit your proposal to receive PEP support for projects of "policy analysis on growth and employment" in developing countries.

2016 PEP Best Practice Awards

The winners of the 2016 PEP Best Practice Awards were announced during PEP Annual Conference in the Philippines. Find out more about these outstanding projects and research teams from Burkina Faso, Togo and Kenya.

New PEP impact story in Nigeria

Local PEP researchers in Nigeria are called to inform the national government’s program for female empowerment, as well as the design of a new microcredit program targeting women for poverty alleviation in Ikere, Ekiti State. 

New PEP call for EOIs for institutionalization projects

Deadline: August 1, 2016
PEP invites developing country-based research centers/institutes to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to undertake a series of policy research activities, using CGE models, from late 2016 to 2018


Through the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) initiative, PEP promotes high quality research and capacity building for agricultural transformation as a key pathway to reduce poverty and promote inclusive growth and sustainable development in Africa.


Submissions deadline: September 15, 2016

Submit your proposal to receive PEP support for non-experimental research projects for policy analysis on growth and employment in developing countries.

Submissions deadline: August 1, 2016

Research centres and institutes are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to receive PEP support for non-experimental research projects to develop and establish expertise in policy analysis using Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models in developing countries.

June 26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Jane Mariara is appointed as Interim Executive Director of PEP as Dr. Bekele Shiferaw moves on to new challenges

Teams of local researchers in Cameroon and in Vietnam have organized national policy conferences to share the findings and recommendations from their PEP-supported research.

Two articles based on research undertaken, as part of the PAGE initiative, by PEP-supported research teams in Chad and in Cambodia will be published in the Journal of Development Studies


About PEP

Contributing contextualized policy solutions to socioeconomic development challenges.

PEP is an international organization that links researchers globally to enhance capacity for development policy analysis in developing countries.

PEP research contributes to informing national and international debates related to economic policy, poverty, gender and sustainable development.



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