Region Panel


Browse through our most recent updates in research, policy outreach, and training from across regions.


Resilient Rice

Flood-tolerant rice reduced risk for smallholder farmers in Odisha, India and encouraged additional investment in their farms, resulting in substantially increased yields in both flood and non-flood...

Deworm the World rolls out in Kwale province, Kenya.


Deworming in schools improves attendance and benefits communities over the long term

School-based deworming programs scaled up by Evidence Action, local implementing partners, and other related organizations have reached over 95 million children across many countries, including India...


Pascaline Dupas

Pascaline Dupas is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Stanford University. Dupas' areas of research are applied microeconomics and development economics. She is currently...


MIT’s J-PAL North America launches state and local innovation initiative

For Immediate Release, Cambridge, MA, US - J-PAL North America, a regional office for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, launches a new State and Local Innovation Initiative that will...


Anti-poverty strategy offers sustained benefit for world’s ultra-poor, says new study in Science

For Immediate Release from CGAP, IPA, and J-PAL, Cambridge, MA, US - A new six-country study shows a comprehensive approach for the ultra-poor, the approximately one billion people who live on less...


Using Identification Cards to Improve National Social Assistance in Indonesia

Identification cards printed with information about program eligibility and entitlements are a simple, low-cost way to improve access to targeted social assistance programs.


Public or Private? Job Counseling in France

An intensive counseling program for job seekers at risk of long-term unemployment in France helped them find work sooner than the standard low-intensity counseling program, and the counseling was...

TaRL training by District Education Officers, with Pratham, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh


Government of Andhra Pradesh to scale up ‘Teaching at the Right Level’ with Pratham and J-PAL South Asia at IFMR

On November 16, 2015, the Government of Andhra Pradesh signed a three-year partnership with Pratham Education Foundation and J-PAL South Asia at IFMR to scale up the ‘Teaching at the Right Level’ (...