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East Africa Impact Evaluation Workshop and Evidence Summit
July 12-14, 2016Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund, the Center for Effective Global Action, the East African Social Science Translation Collaborative, and the University of Dar es Salaam organized a workshop that provided 115 government officials, local researchers, and other development practitioners an overview on impact evaluation and basic training to design impact evaluations that inform project design.  The impact evaluation workshop incorporated a one-day session on translating impact evaluation evidence into news.  This event brought journalists together with researchers from the Center for Effective Global Action and the East African Social Science Translation Collaborative.  The impact evaluation workshop concluded with an evidence summit that featured several events showcasing rigorous evidence and how it is used in East Africa.

Agenda

Overview on Impact Evaluation: Why and What
(Paul Gertler, University of California, Berkeley)

Experimental Methods: Randomized Assignments Introduction
(Remidius Ruhinduka, University of Dar es Salaam, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

Experimental Methods: Clustering and Spillovers
(Constantine Manda, Yale University, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

The Results Framework
(Anthony Mveyange, World Bank, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

Overview of East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Network
(Kuranda Morgan, University of California, Berkeley)

WASH and Health Panel
Presentation 1, Paul Gertler, University of California, Berkeley
Presentation 2, John Bosco Asiimwe, Makerere University, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow
Presentation 3, Luis Andres, World Bank
Presentation 4, Dieudonne Uwizeye, University of Rwanda
Presentation 5, Fred Manang, University of Dodoma, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow

Energy, Resources, and Infrastructure Panel 
Presentation 2, Anthony Mveyange, World Bank, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow
Presentation 3, Remidius Ruhinduka, University of Dar es Salaam, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow

Education Panel 
Presentation 1, Drew Cameron, University of California, Berkeley
Presentation 2, Saint Kizito Omala, Makerere University, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow
Presentation 3, Patricia Wekulo, Africa Population Health Research Center

Introduction to Research Transparency
(Alex Wais, Berkeley Institute for Transparency in the Social Sciences)

Are Research Finding Reliable?
(Saint Kizito Omala, Makerere University, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

How Can Research Findings Become More Reliable?
(Anthony Mveyange, World Bank, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

Pre-Analysis Plan Checklist
(Vedaste Ndahindwa, University of Rwanda, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

Reproducible Workflow and Registration Using the Open Science Framework
(Fitsum Mulugeta, Ethiopian Economics Association, East African Social Science Translation Collaborative Fellow)

EVENT DETAILS
  • DATE: July 12-14, 2016
  • LOCATION: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania