Upcoming Events

Combining Seed & Financial Technologies for Resilient Agricultural Growth

Join us as we spend the morning discussing results from a multi-year project in Tanzania and Mozambique that indicates drought tolerant maize seeds provide significant protections against yield losses bolstering the resilience of farmers.
  • Polaris Suite, Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, 20004
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Past Events

Building and Insuring Assets for Durable Empowerment of Women in Kenya

Researchers at the University of California, Davis in partnership with the BOMA Project in Kenya have combined two effective programs, poverty graduation, and insurance. This event will highlight new data pointing to the promise of this joint intervention to amplify and protect assets, creating resilient graduation from poverty for women and their families.

ICED 2nd Evidence to Action Conference and Exhibition

The aim of this International Center for Evaluation and Development conference is to identify and discuss accountability and responsibilities of stakeholders in the use of evidence to address developmental needs.
  • University of Ghana, Accra Ghana
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Agricultural Insurance in Uganda: Public and Private Sector Roles and Responsibilities

This two-day conference—hosted by the Uganda Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries in conjunction with the AMA Innovation Lab—highlighted ongoing challenges and shared information that will complement and add value to the agricultural insurance work already underway in Uganda.
  • Kampala, Uganda
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Resilience in the Face of Poverty Traps

This event expands the discussion on what perpetuates poverty and draws practical conclusions on how we can better design, target and evaluate development policies and interventions to create escapes and promote resilience.

Evidence to Action Conference 2018

The International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) in partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access (AMA Innovation Lab), and other sponsors is organizing the 1st Africa Conference on Evidence to Action (E2A) in Nairobi, Kenya, from 26 – 27 July 2018.

The Promise and Pitfalls of Index Insurance: Building Resilience by Implementing Responsibly

In this Agrilinks-hosted webinar, participants will gain an overview of agricultural and livestock-based index insurance as a development tool and the emerging evidence base around its efficacy. Participants will also be introduced to a new hands-on tool that will help them understand and incorporate minimum quality standards (MQS) for successful index insurance interventions.