New research in Kenya is testing whether a government program that provides farmers weather and market information via SMS text message promotes climate change adaptation and increases in overall productivity and resilience.
The Feed the Future Advancing Local Leadership, Innovation and Networks (ALL-IN) program has opened its 2020 call for research proposals from researchers at African institutions to advance host country leadership in defining and implementing research projects.
On May 14, 2020, Kenya's The Standard featured a new MRR Innovation Lab partnership with the Kenya-based International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) to advance Africa-based leadership in research and policy evaluation.
Republic of Ghana Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia will be the headline speaker at the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) Evidence to Action (E2A) 2019 conference held at the University of Ghana from July 9-12, 2019.
More than 300 leaders from world governments, the donor community, researchers and the private sector participated in the ICED “Evidence to Action Conference 2018” in Nairobi on July 24-25 to enhance sustainable collaboration and knowledge sharing and to reinforce demand-driven, evidence-based policy.
The first East Africa Evidence to Action Conference brought together over 200 delegates to discuss challenges and opportunities in the uptake of evidence-based research and evaluation by policy makers.