Important Dates

Climate Change in sub-Saharan Africa - June 2020-June 2023

Strengthening Impact Evaluation Capacities for Development - October 2021-May 2024

Fostering Autonomous Local Impact Evaluations for Policymaking - October 2021-May 2024

Context-specific Barriers to Women's Access to Decent Work - January 2022-December 2023

  • If for any reason you think that you may be unable to respect the deadlines indicated below, you must contact your mentor to request an extension in writing. We cannot guarantee that the mentors will accept your request. If you do not respect the agreed upon schedule, the Penalty Policy will be implemented.
     

Climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Impacts and responses for women and girls

About the initiative

June 2021

2021 PEP Annual Conference

15 July 2021

Submission deadline:

  • Initial Technical Report (intranet) – capacity building and consultation forms 
  • Stakeholder analysis and engagement strategy
22 Oct 2021 Submission deadline: Interim Research Report 
1 Nov 2021

Submission deadline:

  • Draft Policy Paper,  Part 1  
  • Technical Report update – capacity building and consultation forms 
1 April 2022 Submission deadline: Draft Final Research Report  (PEP Conference version)
15 April 2022 Submission deadline: Draft Policy Paper, Part 2
15 July 2022

Submission deadline:

  • Revised Final Research Report  

  • Journal Publication Strategy

  • Revised  Policy Paper (full)

  • Dissemination Strategy 

  • Technical Report update (capacity building, consultation, and dissemination forms)

15 Aug 2022

Submission deadline: Working Paper for publication  (If mentor is not co-author)

15 Sept 2022

Submission deadline: Working Paper for publication  (If mentor is co-author)

30 Sept 2022

Submission deadline:

  • Policy Brief for publication  
  • Technical Report update – all forms  
  • National policy conference grant proposal 
15 Feb 2023

Submission deadline: Final Technical Report update – all forms (dissemination, impact)

 

 

Strengthening Impact Evaluation Capacities for Development (SIECD) in East and West Africa

About the initiative

September 2022 - February 2023

Teams should consult their contracts
and mentors for their project deadline.

Deadline to complete baseline data collection.

Submission deadline:

  • Database saved in PEP intranet 
  • Interim Research Report #1: Pre- analysis Plan with Baseline 
  • Data package and dofiles

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Updated Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated member)
  • Draft Policy Paper PART 1 (sections 1 & 2)
May-June, 2023

Submission of:

  • Interim Research Report #2 – Updated Pre-analysis Plan
  • Project presentation for PEP Conference 2023
  • Draft Journal Publication Strategy
May-June, 2023 (TBC) 2023 PEP Annual Conference
28 February 2024

Deadline to complete intervention.

Submission deadline:

  • Plan for endline data collection (duration, operation and software) 
  • Endline survey questionnaire

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 1 (sections 1 & 2)
  • Updated Technical Report forms-
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated members) 
28 April 2024

Deadline to complete endline data collection.

Submission deadline:

  • Database saved in PEP intranet
  • Final Journal Publication Strategy 
  • Final Research Report: Working paper draft
  • Data package and dofiles

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 2 (sections 3 & 4)
  • Dissemination strategy
  • Updated and new Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated members)
    • Dissemination (designated members)
May-June, 2024 (TBC)

Submission deadline:

  • 2 presentations for conference:
    • Project presentation
    • Policy paper presentation
  • Working paper for external revision
  • Data package and dofiles
May-June, 2024 (TBC)

2024 PEP Annual Conference

  • Project presentation at conference for discussion and peer review
To be discussed
with each team

Study visit 

Submission of study visit grant request 

1 August, 2024

Submission deadline:

  • Working Paper for editing 
  • Data package and dofiles 

2 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 2 (sections 3 & 4)
  • Draft policy brief
  • National policy conference proposal
1 October, 2024

Submission deadline:

  • Working Paper for publication
  • Data package and dofiles

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Final Policy Paper for publication
  • Policy Brief for publication
  • Updated and new Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated member)
    • Dissemination (designated member)
    • Impact (designated member)

 

Fostering Autonomous Local Impact Evaluations for Policymaking (FALIEP) in East and West Africa.

About the initiative

September 2022 - February 2023

Teams should consult their contracts
and mentors for their project deadline.

Deadline to complete baseline data collection.

Submission deadline:

  • Database saved in PEP intranet 
  • Interim Research Report #1: Pre- analysis Plan with Baseline 
  • Data package and dofiles


3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)


Submission of:

  • Updated Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated member)
  • Draft Policy Paper PART 1 (sections 1 & 2)
  • Institutionalization Strategy
May-June, 2023

Submission of:

  • Interim Research Report #2 – Updated Pre-analysis Plan
  • Project presentation for PEP Conference 2023
  • Draft Journal Publication Strategy
  • Institutionalization Progress Report #1
May-June, 2023 (TBC) 2023 PEP Annual Conference
28 February 2024

Deadline to complete intervention

Submission deadline:

  • Plan for endline data collection (duration, operation and software) 
  • Endline survey questionnaire


3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)


Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 1 (sections 1 & 2)
  • Updated Technical Report forms-
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated members) à
  • Institutionalization Progress Report #2
28 April 2024

Deadline to complete endline data collection

Submission deadline:

  • Database saved in PEP intranet
  • Final Journal Publication Strategy 
  • Final Research Report: Working paper draft
  • Data package and dofiles

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 2 (sections 3 & 4)
  • Dissemination strategy
  • Updated and new Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated members)
    • Dissemination (designated members)
May-June, 2024 (TBC)

Submission deadline:

  • 3 presentations for conference:
    • Project presentation
    • Policy paper presentation
    • Institutionalization Strategy and Progress
  • Working paper for external revision
  • Data package and dofiles
May-June, 2024 (TBC)

2024 PEP Annual Conference

  • Project presentation at conference for discussion and peer review
To be discussed
with each team

Study visit 

Submission of study visit grant request 

1 August, 2024

Submission deadline:

  • Working Paper for editing 
  • Data package and dofiles 


2 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)


Submission of:

  • Revised Policy Paper PART 2 (sections 3 & 4)
  • Draft policy brief
  • National policy conference proposal
  • Final Institutionalization Progress Report
1 October, 2024

Submission deadline:

  • Working Paper for publication
  • Data package and dofiles

3 weeks after approval of initial deliverables 
(deadline confirmed upon this approval)

Submission of:

  • Final Policy Paper for publication
  • Policy Brief for publication
  • Updated and new Technical Report forms
    • Capacity building (all members)
    • Consultations (designated member)
    • Dissemination (designated member)
    • Impact (designated member)

Context-specific Barriers to Women's Access to Decent Work

About the initiative

 

Detailed Timeline

DATA COLLECTION PREPARATIONS
(New)


 

November 4, 2022

Sept 1stQ&A 

[Sept 2 to Oct 3] Preparation data collection – 4 weeks

  • Oct 3 – Submission of:
    • KII questionnaire
    • Data collection plan


[Oct 3 to Oct 17] Review – 2 weeks
 

[Oct 17 to Oct 28] Revision – 2 weeks 

  • Oct 28 – Submission of:
    • Revised KII questionnaire
    • Revised data collection plan
    • All necessary clearance to conduct research/data collection
       

[Oct 28 to Nov 4] Verification/Approval

POLICY DELIVERABLES

(Milestone 3)

 

December 15, 2022

  • Nov 17 – Submission of:
    • Policy paper – Section 1 and 2
    • Technical report

[Nov 17 to Dec 15 ] – Verification/Approval - 4 weeks

DATA COLLECTION
(New)

February 28, 2023

Feb 23 (date TBC) – Q&A 

  • Short presentation (2-3 slides) – data collection progress and data analysis strategy
FINAL REPORTS

(Milestone 4)

 

June 30, 2023

  • May 8 – Submission of:
    • Final research report – all sections
    • Full Policy paper – all sections
    • Technical report (intranet) – consultation and dissemination forms


[May 8 – May 29] Review – 3 weeks
 

[May 29 – June 26] Revision – 4 weeks 

  • June 26 – Submission:
    • Revised final research report
    • Revised Policy paper

[June 26 – June 30] Verification/Approval – 1 week

PUBLICATIONS

(Milestone 5)

 

December 15, 2023

Working paper
  • Aug 15 – Submission of:
    • Draft Working paper
    • Clean database


[Aug 15 – Sept 15] External review – 1 month
 

[Sept 15 – Oct 15] Revision – 1 month 

  • Oct 16 – Submission of:
    • Revised WP
    • Responses to external comments
       

[Oct 16 – Nov 30] Verification/approval + Edition + Publication

 

Policy Brief + Technical report
  • Sept 1 – Submission of:
    • Draft policy brief
    • Other elements (blogs, infographics, etc.)
    • Technical report (intranet) – consultation and dissemination forms


[Sept 1 – Sept 30] Review – 1 month


[Oct 1 – Oct 31] Revision – 1 month 

  • Nov 1 – Submission of:
    • Revised policy brief

[Nov 1 – Nov 30] Verification/approval + Edition + Publication

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