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Improving the quality of preschool education in Brazil

Bracell Foundation and J-PAL LAC launched a project, “Strengthening Learning and Development in Brazilian Preschools,” to identify, implement, and evaluate promising programs focused on improving the quality of education in preschools that have the potential to be scaled up.
Dulce Colín, general director for gender equality at the Government of Mexico City.

Video entrevista: Alianza con el Gobierno de la Ciudad de México para prevenir la violencia de género

Generar evidencia para informar políticas públicas que promuevan la equidad de género en Latinoamérica y el Caribe (LAC) es una importante prioridad para J-PAL LAC; las alianzas con gobiernos son fundamentales para lograr este objetivo. Desde 2020, J-PAL LAC colabora con la Secretaría de la Mujer de...
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JOI Brazil: Helping shape the Brazilian labor policy landscape

2024 marks the third anniversary of the Jobs and Opportunities Initiative Brazil (JOI Brazil). In this blog, we share what JOI Brazil has accomplished so far—and what we hope to accomplish in the coming years.
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Escalando un programa por la primera infancia en Perú: lecciones de una alianza entre Aporta, IPA y J-PAL LAC

In 2017, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Peru and J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean (J-PAL LAC) began a collaboration with the Peruvian civil association Aporta—the social impact platform of Breca, a conglomerate of Peruvian companies. The main goal was to promote the use of data and...
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Un nuevo grupo diverso se une a la vibrante red de graduados del Diploma J-PAL/UC en Evaluación de Impacto

En enero, una nueva promoción diversa se graduó del Diplomado en Evaluación de Impacto de Políticas Públicas y Programas Sociales organizado por el Instituto de Economía (IE) de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC Chile) y J-PAL Latinoamérica y el Caribe (J-PAL LAC). Cuarenta y un...
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New Humanitarian Protection Initiative will help reduce harm to people affected by conflict

Today, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) launch the Humanitarian Protection Initiative (HPI). The core of this initiative is a research fund dedicated to generating rigorous evidence to inform policies and programs that protect conflict...
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Fortaleciendo los medios de vida en Centroamérica a través de la evidencia

With the generous support of the Cotopaxi Foundation, J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean (J-PAL LAC) just launched a project that aims to improve livelihoods in Central America. The project, “Strengthening Livelihoods in Central America Through Evidence Use,” will share evidence, strengthen local...
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20 for 20: Vivianne Naigeborin on the evolution of JOI Brazil and promoting productive inclusion

This is the fifth post of J-PAL’s 20 for 20: Partner Voices blog series, where we showcase stories of results and impact with our partners to celebrate our twentieth anniversary. Read on to learn more about Vivianne Naigeborin, Executive Director of the Arymax Foundation, and her experience...