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Following Mugabe's departure, targeted finance can support economic and political renewal whilst improving international relations.



16 African companies selected for USAID grants
Disrupt Africa
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the selection of 18 new grantees together receiving US$18.4 million to support their cutting-edge innovations, with 16 African startups among the grantees. The grantees span ...


جريدة المال


التمويل متناهى الصغر يتعاقد مع مركز J-Pal العالمى لرصد احتياجات القطاع
جريدة المال
يعد J-Pal أحد المراكز الأكاديمية البحثية حول العالم، ويضم 158 باحثا وأستاذا أكاديميا من 51 جامعة، ويستهدف إجراء تجارب علمية لقياس أثر البرامج الهادفة لتنمية المجتمعات، واستخدام النتائج بعد ذلك كأدلة علمية تقدم لصانعى القرار لتعديل السياسات بصورة عامة.
«الاتحاد المصرى» يدشن دراسة لتحديد احتياجات السوق عبر J-Palبلدنا اليوم (سخرية) (بيان صحفي)

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Financial Times


The philanthropy data gap: measuring what matters
Financial Times
This is starting to change. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's J-PAL — a network of academics from more than 50 universities — and non-profit group Innovations for Poverty Action have been building the infrastructure for RCTs.


Livemint


From instincts to evidence: a policymaking journey
Livemint
I now work at J-PAL (Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab), a centre started at the economics department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whose network of 158 professors from 51 universities runs hundreds of field projects in 80 ...

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MIT News


Course helps girls in Botswana avoid HIV and “sugar daddies”
MIT News
In his MIT days, Angrist, whose studies focused on analyzing the efficacy of global education programs, had read a study by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) about sugar-daddy-risk education in Africa. The study estimated that a 40 ...


MIT News


How J-PAL thinks globally and acts locally
MIT News
Leaders of MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), one of world's foremost centers for antipoverty research, have developed their own formal framework for thinking about this vexing question, over the last several years. Now, in a new ...

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Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Canada.

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