University of Cape Town

For Promoting The Use Of Rigorous Evidence For Policymaking In Sub-Saharan Africa

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This grant to the University of Cape Town will provide flexible support to the Africa Region branch of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Over this grant period, J-PAL Africa will work with a selection of African countries to ensure that rigorous and policy-relevant evidence is incorporated into policy and implemented at scale, including through strengthening policymakers’ capacity and government systems to absorb, synthesize, and use evidence. J-PAL Africa will also help strengthen capacity among policymakers, practitioners, and local researchers to understand impact evaluation methodology and conduct rigorous evaluations where appropriate.
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for improving the lives of citizens by ensuring policy is informed by evidence in sub-Saharan Africa  
This grant to the University of Cape Town will provide flexible support to the Africa Region branch of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). J-PAL Africa works to ensure that policy-relevant evidence is incorporated into policy at scale. During this grant period, it will facilitate research, help build the capacity of more African people to conduct and understand impact evaluations, and equip more local institutions, including governments, to own and increase the scale of evidence-informed interventions and policies.
for promoting the use of rigorous evidence for policymaking in Sub-Saharan Africa  
This grant to the University of Cape Town will provide flexible support to the Africa Region branch of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Over this grant period, J-PAL Africa will work with a selection of African countries to ensure that rigorous and policy-relevant evidence is incorporated into policy and implemented at scale, including through strengthening policymakers’ capacity and government systems to absorb, synthesize, and use evidence. J-PAL Africa will also help strengthen capacity among policymakers, practitioners, and local researchers to understand impact evaluation methodology and conduct rigorous evaluations where appropriate.

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