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.
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.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia - April 30 to May 8
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; April 30 - May 7, 2014. Featuring a special policy forum on "Fostering entrepreneurship for inclusive growth and poverty reduction".
Dakar, Senegal - January 28-30, 2014
May 10, 2013 - Cape Town, South Africa (10th PEP general meeting)
ADB Headquarters (Manila, Philippines) - June 19-21, 2013