2016 AGRODEP Impact Evaluation Network Workshop

Event Date: 
7 Mar, 2016 - 8 Mar, 2016 
Location: 
IFPRI Headquarters, Washington D.C. 

 

AGRODEP will hold a workshop on impact evaluation on March 7-8, 2016 with some members of the AGRODEP Impact Evaluation Network (AIEN) and impact evaluation practitioners in IFPRI and other Washington, DC-based organizations. Launched in 2012, the AIEN provides selected AGRODEP researchers with the latest technical and topical developments in the field of impact evaluation, with the goal of creating a robust network of highly trained impact evaluation practitioners in Africa. AIEN members will present their papers or proposals for constructive feedback, mutual learning, and potential mentorship or collaboration.

 

 

AIEN Workshop Agenda Day 1

Monday, March 7, 2016

Day 1 Moderator: Betina Dimaranan
9:00 – 9:10 AM
Welcome
Maximo Torero (IFPRI)
9:10 – 9:30 AM
Introduction to AIEN
Susan Godlonton (IFPRI; Williams College)
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Participant Introductions
10:30 – 10:45 AM
Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:30 AM
Beyond Technical Skills Training: The Impact of Credit Counselling on Entrepreneurial Behavior of Ugandan Youth
Presenter: Benjamin Kachero (Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda)
Discussant 1: Annet Adong (Economic Policy Research Centre)
Discussant 2: Jessica Goldberg (University of Maryland)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Impact of ICT on Price Dispersions and Producer Welfare in Agricultural Markets
Presenter: Mercyline Kamande (Mount Kenya University)
Discussant 1: Evans Osabuohien (Covenant University)
Discussant 2: Jenny Aker (IFPRI; Tufts University)
12:15 – 1:15 PM
Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 PM
What are the Impacts of the New Farm Input Subsidy Program on Private Sector in Malawi?
Presenter: Charles Jumbe (Lilongwe Univ. of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Discussant 1: Adetola Adeoti (University of Ibadan)
Discussant 2: Manuel Hernandez (IFPRI)
2:00 – 2:45 PM
How do Targeted Fertilizer Subsidy Programs Benefit Poor Farmers? Learning from a Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design among a Panel of Farm Households in Kenya
Presenter: Bernard Kiplimo (Moi University, Kenya)
Discussant 1: Simon Kimenju (Tegemeo Institute of Agric. Policy and Devt.)
Discussant 2: Michael Gechter (IFPRI)
2:45 – 3:30 PM
Female Labour Participation and Large-scale Land Investments: Insights from National and Regional Surveys in Tanzania
Presenter: Evans Osabuohien (Covenant University)
Discussant 1: Byela Tibesigwa (University of Dar es Salaam)
Discussant 2: Clara Delavallade (IFPRI)
3:30 – 3:45 PM
Coffee Break
3:45 – 4:30 PM
Randomised Control Trial of a Risk-Free Sample Purchase for Inorganic Fertilizer in Uganda
Presenter: Annet Adong (Economic Policy Research Centre)
Discussant 1: Bernard Kiplimo (Moi University)
Discussant 2: 
Susan Godlonton (IFPRI; Williams College)
4:30 – 5:30 PM
One-on-One Meetings
 
 
 

AIEN Workshop Agenda Day 2

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Day 2 Moderator: Susan Godlonton
9:00 – 9:45 AM
Impact of Growth Enhancement Scheme on Farm-Level Productivity among Smallholder Farmers in Oyo State –Nigeria
Presenter: Olajide Ajao (Ladoke Akintola University of Technology)
Discussant 1: Benjamin Kachero (Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda)
Discussant 2: Kelly Jones (IFPRI)
9:45 – 10:30 AM
Impact Assessment of e-Wallet program on Productivity and Poverty Status of Farming Households in Nigeria
Presenter: Adetola Adeoti (University of Ibadan)
Discussant 1: Charles Jumbe (Lilongwe Univ. of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Discussant 2: Alan de Brauw (IFPRI)
10:30 – 11:00 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 AM
Increasing SME Productivity in Uganda: Leveraging Clusters to Train and Create Linkages
Presenter: Benjamin Kachero (Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda)
Discussant 1: Mercyline Kamande (Mount Kenya University)
Discussant 2: Thomas Bossuroy (World Bank)
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Using Behavioural Interventions to improve Water Supply and Quality in Tanzania
Presenter: Byela Tibesigwa (University of Dar es Salaam)
Discussant 1: Evans Osabuohien (Covenant University)
Discussant 2: Pamela Jakiela (University of Maryland)
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 – 2:15 PM
Evaluating the Impact of Integrated Agriculture-health Approaches as Drivers of Food Choice in Kenya
Presenter: Simon Kimenju (Tegemeo Institute of Agric. Policy and Devt.)
Discussant 1: Olajide Ajao (Ladoke Akintola University of Technology)
Discussant 2: Berber Kramer (IFPRI)
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Wrap-Up Session: The Way Forward
Jenny Aker (IFPRI; Tufts University)
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:30 – 5:30 PM
One-on-One Meetings