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Hong Kong Jockey Club’s philanthropy forum brings together global thought leaders to discuss solutions for fairer societies

After a five-year hiatus, the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum, convened by The Hong Kong Jockey Club (the Club), returned for its third edition on September 11 and 12 under the theme Philanthropy for Fairer Societies. At the two-day event in the West Kowloon Cultural District, officiated by...

Bridge Liberia Technical Partner, Explores Outcomes To Increase Quality Of Education In Partnership with Devex at UNGA 78

NewGlobe, the technical partner of Bridge Liberia, is stepping up its efforts to transform education by co-hosting an event on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly that would explore outcomes to help increase the quality of education in low- and middle-income countries. The...

September 2023 Newsletter

J-PAL launches the Air and Water Labs in Egypt, India, and South Africa, celebrates the 10th anniversary of J-PAL Southeast Asia (SEA), and explores access to FAFSA in a new policy insight.

New open data platform to advance robust and comprehensive research in the agricultural sector

The Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative today launched a data portal to share harmonized data from randomized evaluations of agriculture programs.

J-PAL and Community Jameel launch Air and Water Labs in Egypt, India, and South Africa

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) will launch the Air and Water Labs, with support from Community Jameel, to generate evidence-based solutions aimed at increasing access to clean air and water. Led by J-PAL’s Africa, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and South Asia regional...

J-PAL North America August 2023 Newsletter

J-PAL North America's August newsletter features a blog series on fostering inclusion in economics; a new Washington Post article on rigorous research in maternal health; and a new Policy Insight and blog on federal student aid take-up.

JEEViKA, Bandhan-Konnagar, and J-PAL South Asia launch the Satat Jeevikoparjan Yojana Playbook to double down on the fight against extreme poverty at scale

JEEViKA, Bandhan-Konnagar, and J-PAL South Asia launch the Satat Jeevikoparjan Yojana Playbook to double down on the fight against extreme poverty at scale.

Can the global air pollution crisis lead to effective climate action?

Is it safe to take a jog outside today? Should schools stay open? How do I protect myself and my family from extreme levels of air pollution affecting our health?