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Happy 17th Anniversary PEP!

October 1, 2019

PEP celebrates 17 years of building and promoting local capacity for local development solutions.

PEP Online Training Program: Applied Development Economics

Register by October 31, 2019

PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to April, 2020.

Fourteen project teams selected for third round of PAGE II support

September 2019

Fourteen multidisciplinary teams from developing countries will benefit from PEP support under the third round of the PAGE II initiative.

Highlights from the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30-September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

The 2019 PEP Special General Meeting in Senegal brought together almost 80 participants for a very productive and successful event.

2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30 - September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

Teams of researchers and government-affiliated officers will attend the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting to receive intensive training, as well as to present their research proposals for discussion and peer review. 

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.

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