The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California, Berkeley, the East African Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, and the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI) cordially invite you to attend the 2017 East Africa Evidence Summit, to be held from July 17-18, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The summit will feature multiple events, including:
July 17 -The 6th Annual EASST Impact Evaluation Summit, which convenes a network of East African researchers, policymakers, and practitioners. EASST supports the development of East Africa's impact evaluation community by offering fellowships, networking opportunities, and research funding, building a diverse network of regional researchers. The annual summit convenes this network together with regional policymakers to support partnership development, share research results and work toward a common goal of large scale, positive impact.
July 18- An ATAI dissemination event featuring rigorous evidence and policy discussion targeting improved adoption and profitable use of agricultural technologies by small-scale farmers in East Africa. We are honored to feature participation from leadership at the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
The working agenda for the event can be found here.
In order to secure your attendance, please register here at your earliest convenience and no later than June 30, 2017.
In memory of Ravindra (Ravi) Ramrattan, EASST (supported by Ravi's family and friends) will honor Ravi’s life and his dedication to the field of international economic development by funding two emerging East African researchers based within the region to attend, present, and collaborate with leading scholars at the 2017 EASST Summit. Please contact Kuranda Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June 23rd, 2017 if interested in this opportunity.