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. 

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 from Kyrgyzstan

Findings by local PEP researchers in Kyrgyzstan used by the National Institute of Strategic Studies to assess the current national migration policy and taken up as an evidence base by the Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Labor, Youth and Migration.

PAGE II (2016-2020)

Building on the success of its  “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) program, PEP has been granted funding to launch a new program supporting high quality research, capacity development, and policy engagement for growth and employment in developing countries.

How to increase chances of research uptake

Recommendations and conclusions from developing country researchers and donors at the 2016 international PEP Policy Forum on how to improve policy engagement and research uptake for development policies and programs throughout the world.

Call for applications: 2017 PEP Research Fellowship

PEP invites applications for its 2017 Research Fellowship from all members of teams who have successfully participated in and completed at least one PEP-supported project. 

Deadline for applications: Feburary 3, 2017

National policy conferences

With support from PEP, researchers organize policy conferences in their home countries to directly communicate and discuss their PEP research findings with key policymakers, advisors and other stakeholders.

Recent findings

Find out about the latest research findings from PEP-supported researchers in developing countries.


Deadline for applications: Feburary 3, 2017

PEP researchers are invited to apply for the 2017 PEP Research Fellowship.

Application deadline: January 27, 2017

PEP is looking for a qualified Programme Officer to support program management, project development activities and capacity building at the global level, based at the PEP Global Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya.

January, 2017

PEP's Chair of the Board, Mustapha Nabli, and Executive Director, Prof. Jane Mariara, look forward to the opportunities 2017 will bring for PEP and PEP researchers.

Deadline for submission: February 5, 2017

Local government units in the Philippines are invited to submit entries for the 6th CBMS Special Awards to be held during the 13th CBMS-Philippines National Conference March 1-3, 2017.

January 2017

In 2016, more PEP research was published and disseminated than ever before, and to a wider audience.


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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