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Round 1 (2017-19) | Round 2 (2018-20) | Round 3 (2019-21)
 

    Round 1

    MPIA and PMMA projects

    Next due dates and milestones for projects selected for PEP support in 2017
    N.B. Timetables for CBMS and PIERI-RCT projects are determined on a case-by-case basis

    July 15, 2018 Deadline to submit revised final research report, updated technical report and revised dissemination strategy.
    July 31, 2018 Approval of revised final research report, updated technical report and dissemination strategy - conditions for release of third grant payment.
    September 15, 2018 Submission of working paper for external review
        Note: it is expected that the team’s mentor will participate as a co-author at this stage
    Teams informed individually via email Deadline to submit national policy conference proposal/grant application
        Note: The deadline is four weeks from when you receive confirmation the working paper has been sent for external review.
    November 31, 2018 Approval of working paper for publication and submission of draft policy brief - conditions for release of final grant payment.
    October 2018
    - February 2019
    Publications (working paper, policy brief, preparation of journal submission) and dissemination (incl. organization of PEP national conference)

    Round 2

    MPIA, PMMA and PIERI (Field experiment) project proposals

    Next due dates and milestones for projects selected for PEP support in 2018

    July 17, 2018 Deadline to submit revised proposal (MPIA only)
    July 24, 2018 Deadline to submit revised policy context analysis and initial technical report
    October 15, 2018 Deadline to submit interim research report, updated technical report and study visit application. 
    November 15, 2018 Approval of interim research report, updated technical report and study visit application -  conditions for release of second grant payment
    January - March 2019 Three-week study visits for up to two team members
    March 30, 2019 Deadline to submit draft final report and technical report update
    April 18, 2019 Invitations to present results at PEP annual conference (if draft final report considered satisfactory by mentor)
    May 16, 2019 Deadline to submit conference version of final report and draft dissemination strategy
    June 2019 

     

    PEP annual conference- Presentation of final research report, training in research communications and individual meetings with PEP resource persons.
        Note: Dates and venue of the 2019 annual conference to be confirmed.
        Find out more about PEP annual conferences.
    July 15, 2019 Deadline to submit revised final research report, publication strategy, updated technical report and revised dissemination strategy.
    July 31, 2019 Approval of revised final research report, updated technical report and dissemination strategy - conditions for release of third grant payment.

    September 15, 2019

     

    Deadline to submit working paper for external review, and draft policy brief
        Note: it is expected that the team’s mentor will participate as a co-author at this stage
        Review process:

    • Oct 15: Deadline for reviewers to submit comments
    • Oct 31: Deadline for authors to send revised version
    • Nov 15: Deadline to finalize and approve revised version, and send for editorial review
    October 16, 2019 Deadline to submit national policy conference proposal/grant application
    November 31, 2019 Approval of (edited) working paper for publication, updated technical report and revised policy brief - conditions for release of final grant payment.
    February 28, 2020 Deadline to complete "funded" dissemination activitives (e.g. organization of PEP national conference)

    Round 3

    MPIA and PMMA projects

    Next due dates and milestones for projects selected for PEP support in 2019
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    June 10, 2019 Deadline to submit proposal
    July 10, 2019 Shortlisted teams invited to revise proposals (comments provided) and attend September conference
    August 10, 2010 Deadline to submit revised proposal 
    Start of September 2019 PEP conference: Presentation and selection of revised proposals. Training workshops (Dates and venue to be confirmed).
    September 15, 2019 Deadlne to complete 1st technical report - GRANT PAYMENT
    Mid-Sept to end Nov 2019 Online courses
    November 15, 2019 Deadline to submit draft Policy Paper PART 1
    December 15, 2019 Deadline to submit study visit application
    January 31, 2020 Deadline to submit interim research report and for approval of Policy Paper PART 1
    February 15, 2020 Approval of interim research report and study visit application
      Deadline to complete 2nd technical report update - GRANT PAYMENT
    March-May, 2020 Three-week study visits for up to two team members
    June 30, 2020 Deadline to submit draft final research report
    July 15, 2020 Deadline to submit full draft of Policy Paper, report on uptake/dissemination strategy and 3rd technical report update
      Deadline to complete 3rd technical report update
      INVITATION to present results at PEP annual conference (if draft reports considered satisfactory by mentors)
    August 15, 2020 Deadline to submit conference version of final reports and revised Policy Paper
    Start of September 2020 PEP conference - Presentation and discussion of final reports. Training workshops (Dates and venue to be confirmed).
    September 21, 2020 Deadline to submit final Policy Paper, draft Policy Brief and revised uptake/dissemination strategy
    October 15, 2020 Deadline to submit revised final research report and publication strategy
    October 31, 2020 Approval of revised final research report and publication strategy
      Deadline to submit national policy conference proposal/grant application and
      Deadline to complete 4th techical report update - GRANT PAYMENT
    November 30, 2020
     
    Deadline to submit publishable versions of working paper for external review.
    Note: it is normally expected that the team’s mentor will participate as a co-author of the working paper at this stage.
      Approval of Policy Brief for publication
    January 31, 2021 Approval of working paper for publication
      Deadline to complete 5th technical report update - GRANT PAYMENT
    November 2020 to
    March 2021

    Dissemination activities (national policy conferences, etc.), journal submissions and participation in international conferences - payment of related additional grants upon delivery/reporting

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    28-Jan-19

    Launch call for EOIs in Benin.

    15-Mar-19

    Deadline to submit EOI template.

    2-April-19

    Notification of selected EOIs and request for full proposals.

    2-April-19

    Start of period of ongoing technical consultation with PEP mentor and research team to revise proposal. Applicant teams must be available for consultation during this period.

    8-April-19

    Two-week online course in experimental methods used in Impact Evaluation studies.

    6-May-19

    Deadline to submit revised proposal.

    29-May-19

    Presentation of final proposals in AGM 
    and announcement of winning proposals.

    July / August (TBD)

    Impact Evaluation School.

    August 2019

    Start of period of ongoing technical consultation with PEP mentor and research team to design questionnaire and define sample size.

    December 2019

    Baseline data collection must be completed by end of month.

    January 2020

    Intervention roll out must be completed by end of month.
    March 1, 2020 Deadline to submit draft Policy Paper PART 1

    July 17, 2020

    Deadline to finalize Research progress report and Endline survey questionnaire
    Deadline to submit full draft of Policy Paper

    August 21, 2020

    Deadline to submit Interim research report and draft Journal publication strategy

    Sept 1-4, 2020 Participation in PEP Conference, to present progress and initial results
    Sept 21, 2020 Deadline to start endline data collection
    Oct 15, 2020  Deadline to submit revised (full) Policy Paper and draft Policy Brief
    Dec 21, 2020 Deadline to submit draft working paper

    January 2021

    Deadline to submit national policy conference proposal

    March 2021

    Deadline to finalize working paper for publication

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