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Impact Evaluation Workshop

May 24-28, 2010

Accra, Ghana

  • Ghana Participant Details

    Total: 141
    Government Officials: 125
    World Bank staff: 16
    Number of project teams: 19

    Participant Countries
    Burkina Faso, Comoros, Ghana, Great Britain, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    The workshops are designed to achieve concrete improvements in participants’ technical understanding and skills and to generate solid designs for prospective evaluations of key development programs. Key goals include:

    • Designing rigorous impact evaluations and enhancing quality of implementation of existing impact evaluations in the Africa SP sector
    • South – South learning. Teams working on similar projects will share results, progress and operational issues.
    • Building client capacity for evidence-based policy making. The workshop will include a training sequence featuring high-profile experts, designed to enable projects to use impact evaluations as a tool for operational decision-making, collect impact evaluation data and improve management information systems
    • Hands-on support to project teams through project-specific impact evaluation clinics led by expert moderators to help the project teams maximize the quality and usefulness of their impact evaluation for operational decisions
    • Building a community of practice of researchers and policy makers who are involved in impact evaluations of targeted SP interventions in Africa




    Social Protection in Africa: Overview of Policies

    • Overview Social Protection in Africa - Qaiser Khan (English) (French)
    • Overview Social Protection in Africa - Harold Alderman (English) (French)

    Global Evidence from Impact Evaluations

    • Public Works Programs - Emanuela Galasso (English) (French)
    • Active Labor Market Policies for Youth - Mattias Lundberg (English) (French)

    • Cash Transfers:Learning from Impact Evaluations - Berk Őzler (English) (French)

    Impact Evaluation Implementation Showcase: Youth - Oriented and Public Works Program

    • Measuring Impact of Youth Entrepreneurship - Susana Puerto (English) (French)
    • Impact of Skills Training in Northern Uganda: Preliminary results from non-Migrants - NUSAF - Nathan Fiala (English) (French)
    • The Adolescent Girls Initiative: An Alliance for Economic Empowerment (English) (French)
    • Active Labor Market Policies for Youth - Mattias Lundberg (English) (French)

    Impact Evaluation Showcase: Cash Transfer Programs

    • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Social Grants Scheme - CCT- Jane Mwangi & Ashu Handa (English) (French)
    • Evaluation of the Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Chindren in (CVOC) - Daniel L Nzei Musembi (English) (French)
    • Cash Transfer Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Berk Özler (English) (French)
    • Community Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in the Nahouri Province- CCT - Seydou Kabre (English) (French)




    Policymaker Sessions

    • Impact Evaluation Methods for Policy Makers- Patrick Premand (English) (French)

    Technical Sessions

    Participant/Group Impact Evaluations

    • Nutrition Ciblee Sur L’EnfantT Et Transferts Sociaux(NETS) (French)
    • Social Opportunity Project, The Labour Intensive Public Works Component, Ghana (English)

    • Malawi Social Cash Transfer Programme (English)

    • Evaluating the Impact of CCTs on Girl Education in Bauchi State, Nigeria (English)

    • Projet HIMO Comores/Madagascar (French)
    • Improving Maternal and Child Health using RBF, Ghana (English)
    • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), Ghana (English)

    • Evaluating the Impact of Public Works Programme in Malawi- Malawi Social Action Fund Project (English)

    • Kenya CT-OVC Program (English)
    • Volet des Travaux à Haute Intensité de Main d’OEuvre (French)

    • Impact Evaluation of the Child Support Grant in RSA (English)
    • Social Cash Transfers In Zambia (English)
    • Social Opportunity Project (SOP), The Labour Intensive Public Works Component, Ghana (English)
    • Public Works Program 2010/2011 Zimbabwe (English)

    • Liberia Yes Project (English)

    • TASAF PWP, Tanzania (English)
    • Contributing to Scaling Up Malaria Control for Impact, Nigeria(English)
    • Fonds National pour la Promotion de la Jeunesse (FNPJ) au Senegal- La cas des Tout Petits Credits (French)

Event Details

  • Date: May 24-28, 2010
  • Location: Accra, Ghana