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Minimum wage programs need to be designed on a per-country basis

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that minimum wage programs need to be adapted the target population to avoid creating unintended problems, especially for vulnerable groups.

Work-relevant education and training is crucial to successful school-to-work transitions

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that education and working-while-studying are key for smoother school-to-work transitions in developing countries.

PEP in your language

August 2019

Use free browser tools to view the PEP website in your language.

PEP researcher holds seminar during international study visit

19 July, 2019 | La Plata, Argentina

Dr Hamidou Jawara held a seminar at the Universidad Nacional de la Plata in Argentina to present his team's PEP research project: a field experiment testing the effectiveness of measures aiming to encourage use of mobile wallets in Gambia.

The Philippines passes CBMS Act

July 2019 | Manila, Philippines

The Philippine government enacts a law institutionalizing the use of the community-based monitoring system as a tool for poverty alleviation program formulation and implementation.

PEP announces three new members to join the Board of Directors

June 2019

Hanan Morsy, Carol Newman and Dominique van de Walle to join the PEP Board of Directors in January 2020.

CBMS Network Updates for June 2019

June 2019

The CBMS Network Updates newsletter for June 2019 is online!

The 2019 PEP Annual Conference a great success

May 29-June 1, 2019  | Cape Town, South Africa

The 2019 PEP Annual Conference in South Africa brought together over 130 delegates from 44 countries for a highly successful event.

New PEP Call for Proposals: PAGE II (Round 3)

Submission deadline: June 10, 2019

Submit your proposals for gender-sensitive policy analysis on entrepreneurship and financial inclusion, and rural employment in Africa.

2019 PEP Annual Conference

May 29-June 3, 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

This year's PEP conference will gather development researchers, practitioners, leading experts and policy stakeholders from around the world for training and peer-review, as well as to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to development research, policy analysis, and advisory work.

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