July 2016

ONGOING PROJECTS
 

CHILD BIRTH REGISTRATION ASSESSMENT STUDY

IPAR-Rwanda is conducting a Child Birth Registration Assessment for World Vision Rwanda, with an overall objective to develop a high quality technical analysis study for integrated Universal Birth Registration programme, in close collaboration with Government and other key players.
Another objective of this study is to elaborate how service delivery impacts Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) processes.

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 ANNUAL IMIHIGO EVALUATION FOR THE YEAR 2015/2016

 
IPAR-Rwanda has concluded the Imihigo evaluation field data collection for Ministries and Districts, which begun on 15th June, 2016.
Data Analysis and report writing are underway.

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NEWS

ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH NETWORK PUBLIC LECTURE

 
The Economic Policy Research Network (EPRN) through the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research in collaboration with GIZ-MINECOFIN, organized a public lecture at University of Rwanda, Gikondo Campus, to brainstorm and discuss on, “Cost Benefit Analysis as a tool for project evaluation and selection”.
The lecture was a platform for researchers, EPRN Board Members and other participants to discuss on various topics, in preparation for the PEGNet Conference set to take place in September and the proposed topics include;

     i.        Structural Challenges and Heterogeneity Effects on Rwanda's Trade integration in the EAC.

    ii.        The Determinants of Non-Monetary Poverty in Rwanda.

   iii.        Trade Balance Deficit in Rwanda: Causes and Strategies.

  iv.        Econometrics analysis on determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries-an assessment for Rwanda.

 
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UPCOMING EVENTS


The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR-Rwanda), jointly with the Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet), and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation, Kiel Institute, are organizing a Conference on “Regional integration for Africa’s economic transformation – Challenges and opportunities” that will take place in Kigali, Rwanda on 15th-16th September, 2016 at the College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda.

The conference will provide a platform for high-level dialogue and exchange of ideas between development researchers, practitioners and policy-makers.

The two conference days will feature parallel sessions based on invited and contributed papers as well as project presentations. The parallel sessions will be complemented by a debate, a round-table discussion and keynote speeches by renowned speakers from academia, economic policy and development practice.

To register for the Conference, Kindly click on the link below.

 
http://www.pegnet.ifw-kiel.de/event/conferences/conference2016/pegnet-conference-2016-registration-form

 
IPAR Team