PEP's Chair of the Board, Mustapha Nabli, and Executive Director, Prof. Jane Mariara, reflect on 2017 achievements and look forward to the opportunities 2018 will bring for PEP and PEP researchers.
The high quality of PEP projects leads to one in five PEP projects having a paper published in a peer-reviewed journal.
December 20, 2017
The International Development Research Centre says “PEP has raised research capacity-building to a fine art” in recent article.
PEP Impact Story: PEP researchers help address youth unemployment in Mongolia and become national experts in impact evaluation methods.
PEP projects from Togo, Burkina Faso and Bolivia investigate how the informal sector populations protect themselves against shocks
PEP projects from Nigeria, Argentina, and Serbia analyze how cash transfers can reduce poverty and improve well-being.
November 2017 | Quebec City, Canada
Aleksandra Anic, a previously-funded PEP researcher, spent four weeks at Université Laval in Canada having received a 2017 Sylff Research Abroad award.
November 23-24, 2017 | Kenya
Two workshops were held in Kenya this month to discuss the findings and policy recommendations of the PRESM project. A knowledge-sharing workshop was held November 23 in Thika and a scientific workshop was held November 24 in Nairobi.
PEP projects in projects in Niger, Mongolia, Colombia, and Burkina Faso investigated the impact of extractive industries on household welfare and employment.