9.30 AM to 10.00 AM

Registration

10.00 AM to 10.10 AM

Welcome

King Khalid Foundation and the Pearl Initiative

10.10 AM to 10.20 AM

Participant Introductions

10.20 AM to 10.30 AM

Introduction to Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

10.30 AM to 10.50 AM

Why evaluate the impact of programmes and activities?

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

10.50 AM to 11.20 AM

What is evaluation? (part I)

- Needs Assessment - Programme Theory Assessment - Process Evaluation

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

11.20 AM to 12.00 PM

What is evaluation? (part II)

- Impact evaluation and randomized control trials - Examples of randomised impact evaluations in the Middle East and North Africa

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

12.00 PM to 12.30 PM

Networking Break

12.30 PM to 1.15 PM

Interactive case studies and open discussion

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

1.15 PM to 2.00 PM

Closing

- Q&A - Final wrap-up and conclusions - Next Steps

Speakers:
AbdelRahman Nagy - Senior Policy and Research Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab