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Transfer Project hosts second annual research workshop Feb 6-8, 2012

Our second annual research network workshop was held at the Aberdares Country Club in Kenya, February 6-8, 2012. We brought together researchers and evaluation specialists from around the world to present results on new impact evaluations of social cash transfer (SCT) programs in Africa, to discuss innovative questionnaire items and research hypotheses, and to identify ways to enhance the link between research results and actionable policy recommendations.
When Feb 06, 2012 12:00 AM to
Feb 08, 2012 12:00 AM
Where Aberdares Country Club (tbc), Kenya
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For more information about the workshop, please contact Benjamin Davis at benjamin.davis@fao.org or Sudhanshu Handa at shanda@email.unc.edu.

 

In additional to individual presentations and/or comments linked to in the agenda below, the following key documents are available:

 

 

WORKSHOP ON EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMS IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

 

February 5-8, 2012
Aberdares Country Club, Kenya

Arrival: Sunday, February 5th

 

DAY 1: Monday, February 6th

Session I (8:30-12:30)

  • Chair: Rachel Yates (UNICEF-HQ)

Welcome (8:30-8:45)

  • Benjamin Davis (FAO) and Gaspar Fafth (UNICEF-ESARO)

Setting the scene (8:45-9:30)

Presentation #1 (9:30-10:30)

Break (10:30-11:00)

Presentation #2 (11:00-12:00)

  • Social Cash Transfers and HIV Prevention: Evidence from the Kenya CT-OVC

Presentation #3 (12:00-12:30)

Lunch (12:30-13:30)

Session II (13:30-17:00)

  • Chair: Daniel Musembi (Government of Kenya)

Presentation #4 (13:30-14:30)

Presentation #5 (14:30-15:30)

Break (15:30-15:45)

Presentation #6 (15:45-16:45)

Transfer to the Ark for those going (17:00)

Dinner (19:00)

 

DAY 2: Tuesday, February 7th

Session III (8:30-12:00)

  • Chair: Katie Chapman (DFID)

Presentation #7

Break

Presentation #8

  • The impact of the Kenya CT-OVC on economic decision making
    • Presentation: Solomon Asfaw (FAO)
    • Discussant: Fabio Veras Soares (IPC-IG)

Lunch

Session IV

  • Chair: Nicola Hypher (SCUK)

Presentation #9

Break

Presentation #10

Bush Dinner (19:00-)

 

DAY 3: Wednesday, February 8th

Session V

  • Chair: Carlos Alviar (UNICEF)

Presentation #11 (8:30-10:00)

Break (10:00-10:15)

Panel session #12 10:15-11:30)

  • Dissemination strategies and influencing policy
    • Nicola Hypher (Save the Children)
    • Matthew Greenslade (DFID)
    • Tosarepi Amos Chinake (Zimbabwe)
    • Rachel Yates (UNICEF)
    • Kelly Toole (DFID-Zambia)
    • Manzunzu Zulu (Government of Zambia)

Closing and way forward 11:30-12:00)

  • Next steps
    • Benjamin Davis (FAO) and Ashu Handa (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Lunch (12:00-12:30)

Departure (12:30)

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