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J-PAL Africa, the City of Cape Town, and Community Jameel launch new Water, Air, and Energy Lab

The lab will partner local policymakers and researchers to generate evidence-based solutions aimed at improving access to clean air, water, and reliable energy for Capetonians.

National and international evidence on school tutoring to close educational gaps

The UC Public Policy Center summarizes the international seminar on education "Closing educational gaps from UC: the experience of school tutoring" (Cerrando brechas educativas desde la UC: la experiencia de las tutorías escolares). J-PAL affiliated Michela Carlana and J-PAL LAC co-scientific...

MoRD inks pact with J-PAL, South Asia for driving women-led development

The agreement signed between Additional Secretary, MoRD, Charanjit Singh and Executive Director, J-PAL South Asia Shobhini Mukerji, is aimed at bringing the rural poor women on the path to self-sufficiency. Also, technical assistance will be provided in the implementation of development under...

Ministry of Rural Development partners with J-PAL South Asia as it expands ‘Samaveshi Aajeevika’ across India

The Government of India’s Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) has brought the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia at IFMR on board as a knowledge partner on ‘Samaveshi Aajeevika’, a comprehensive livelihoods programme designed to put rural women on the path to self-sufficiency...

Nobel in Africa takes stock of development economics

Two years ago, the first-ever Nobel symposium outside of Scandinavia was hosted at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, a feat that was repeated last year and again in the past week.

March 2024 Newsletter

Evidence for corporate impact and sustainability, life skills programs to empower girls, and what not to do to fight poverty

Madhya Pradesh women help desks earn global praise

The Madhya Pradesh Government’s initiative to set up specialised help desks for women in local police stations in the State which led to increased registration of gender-based violence and criminal cases, especially those staffed by female officers compared with those without, has earned global...

How accurate long-range forecasts of monsoon onset can be climate adaptation tool for farmers

Study looks into farmers’ behaviour based on forecast information, insurance in 250 Telangana villages