The increasing number of PEP-funded researchers (75%, according to a recent survey) being invited to present their work in international conferences, intended for either policy or academic audiences around the world, testifies to the acknowledgment of their authority as field specialists by the international development research community. The PEP Network often provides researchers with the necessary (financial and technical) means to participate to these events.
September 2-4, 2015 - PEP lead researcher presents recent methodological developments at the 5th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA) in Luxembourg
PEP was invited to participate in a major African initiative for high quality research and capacity building on Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS).
The key challenge for Africa is how to sustain and translate rapid economic growth into inclusive growth that will help end extreme poverty, reduce inequality and create opportunities for productive employment and shared prosperity. Find out more about PEP Policy Forum conclusions and recommendation.
Toronto, Ontario - Saturday May 30, 2015
Nairobi, Kenya - April 29 to May 8
April 13-14, 2015 - The only African paper presented at the World Demographic & Ageing Forum.
Discussing a variety of research and policy issues under the broad theme of "inclusive growth and employment for poverty reduction in developing countries"
Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, December 2015 - Deadline for submission is August 1, 2015
UNECA Conference Center, Addis Abeba – 6-8 April 2015
From the Philippines to Australia, Dr. Shiferaw is invited to present his work, introduce PEP and discuss potential collaborative projects with research and donor institutions.