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AADAPT 3 conference imageGlobal DIME Workshop for Impact Evaluation of Agricultural Adaptations (AADAPT)
Dakar, Senegal
April 26 - 29, 2011


Tuesday, April 26, 2011
8:00 – 8:45
 Participants Check-in
9:00 – 9:45 Opening Remarks
Minister of Agriculture of Senegal (Placeholder), Karen Brooks, Sector Manager, Africa Agriculture and Rural Development, and Arianna Legovini, Head of DIME, Main Conference Hall
9:15 – 9:45 All participants take the "before" knowledge test on impact evaluation, Main Conference Hall
9:45 – 10:15 Strategy for the Agriculture and Rural Sector: Stock-taking and New Directions
Karen Brooks, Sector Manager, Africa Agriculture and Rural Development, Main Conference Hall
Presentation 
10:15 – 10:30 Questions and Answers
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
Courtyard
10:45 – 11:15 Strategy for the Agriculture and Rural Sector: Stock-taking and New Directions
Arianna Legovini, Head, Development Impact Evaluation Initiative, World Bank, Main Conference Hall
Presentation 
11:15 – 11:30 Questions and Answers
11:30 – 11:50 POLICY SESSION I Agricultural Adaptations: the Brazil Experience
Adhemar Almeida, Secretary for Agricultural Reorganization, Ministry of Agrarian Development, Brasil, Main Conference Hall
Presentation
11:50 – 12:05 POLICY SESSION II The GAFSP Initiative
Yurie Tanimichi Hoberg, World Bank
Main Conference Hall
Presentation
12:05 – 12:20 POLICY SESSION III UN High Level Task Force on the Global Food Price Crisis
Gabriel Ferrerro, UN High Level Task Force on the Global Food Price Crisis Secretariat, Main Conference Hall
Presentation 
12:20 – 12:35 Questions and Answers
12:35 – 2:00 LUNCH
L'Avenue
2:00 – 2:45 INTERACTIVE SESSION I: Who's the Boss—Evidence from the Conference Room
Maria Isabel Beltran, DIME, and Mike Gilligan, New York University, Main Conference Hall
Presentation
2:45 – 3:00 Questions and Answers
3:00 – 3:20 Women Decision Makers in Agriculture: What we are learning and New Directions
Markus Goldstein, World Bank Africa Gender Practice
Main Conference Hall
Presentation
3:20 – 3:30 Questions and Answers
3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break
Courtyard
  THEMATIC PANEL I: Chaired by Samik Sundar Das, World Bank, and K. Allaudin, IAS
3:45 – 4:10 CASE STUDY I: Linking Farmers Groups to the MarketDelegates from Santa Catalina, Rio and Céara Project, Brazil
Main Conference Hall
Presentation 1 | Presentation 2
4:10 – 4:20 Questions and Answers
4:20 – 4:40 THEMATIC SESSION I: Linking Farmers Groups to the Market: Theory and EvidenceJorge Aguero, UC Riverside, Main Conference Hall
Presentation
4:40 – 4:50 Questions and Answers
4:50 – 5:30 Facilitators Meeting: All researchers meet and discuss their role and responsibilities. Moderator: Arianna Legovini 
8:00 – WELCOME DINNER, Alkimia Restaurant, Pointe des Almadies — Music: Oriazul Band
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
09:00 – 09:30 PARALLEL METHOD SESSION I: Randomization
English Session: Isabel Beltran, DIME, Main Conference Hall
French Session: Radu Ban, DIME, Breakout Room on the Ocean
Portuguese Session: Arianna Legovini, DIME, Breakout Room on the Courtyard
Presentation: English | French | Portuguese
9:30 – 9:45 Questions and Answers
09:45 – 10:05 PARALLEL METHOD SESSION II: Practical Sampling Guide
English Session: Michael O'Sullivan, Africa Gender Practice (WB), Main Conference Hall
Presentation
French Session: Abdoulaye Sy, LCSAR, Breakout Room on the Ocean
Portuguese Session: Pedro Vincente, Trinity College Dublin, Breakout Room on the Courtyard
Presentation: English | French | Portuguese
10:05 – 10:15 Questions and Answers
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
Courtyard
10:30 – 10:45 POLICY SESSION IV: Brazil South-South Cooperation in Agriculture and Rural Development
Kléber Souza dos Santos, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Brasil
Main Conference Hall
Presentation 
  THEMATIC PANEL II: Chaired by Adhemar Almeida and Markus Goldstein
10:45 – 11:05 CASE STUDY II: Technology Adoption and Extension Services— Evidence from Malawi, Work in Progress from Mozambique
Chimwemwe Khoswe, Ministry of Agriculture, Malawi, and Isabel Cossa, Directorate for Agricultural Services, Mozambique
Main Conference Hall
Presentation (Malawi) | Presentation (Mozambique)
11:05 – 11:15 Questions and Answers
11:15 – 11:35 THEMATIC SESSION II A Technology Adoption and Extension Services: Theory, Evidence and New Directions
Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University, and Bram Thuysbaert, Innovation for Poverty Action, Main Conference Hall
Presentation by Mobarak | Presentation by Bram
11:35 – 11:45 Questions and Answers
11:45 – 12:05 THEMATIC SESSION II B Technology Adoption, Food Security and Safety Nets: New Ideas
Sylvie Lambert and Karen Macours, Paris School of Economics
Main Conference Hall
Presentation 
12:05 – 12:15 Questions and Answers
12:15 – 1:30 LUNCH
L'Avenue
1:30 – 2:15 PARALLEL METHOD SESSION III: Non-Experimental Methods I
English Session: Nethra Palaniswamy, World Bank, Main Conference Hall
French Session: Matthias Rieger, DIME, Breakout Room on the Ocean 
Portuguese Session: Abdoulaye Sy, LCSAR (WB), Breakout Room on the Courtyard
Presentation: English | French | Portuguese
2:15 – 2:25 Short Break (coffee outside the rooms)
2:25 – 3:10 PARALLEL METHOD SESSION IV: Non-experimental methods IIEnglish Session: Radu Ban, DIME, Main Conference Hall
French Session: Florence Kondylis, DIME, Breakout Room on the Ocean
Portuguese Session: Pedro Vincente, Trinity College Dublin, Breakout Room on the Courtyard
Presentation: English | French | Portuguese
3:10 – 3:25 Coffee break
Courtyard
3:25 – 6:30 PROJECT CLINICS I - Project teams work separatelyTask: discuss intervention and start identifying evaluation questions.
Moderators: Impact Evaluation Specialists —Main Conference Hall and Breakout Rooms 
thursday, April 28, 2011
  THEMATIC PANEL III: Chaired by Molly Lipscomb, University of Notre Dame, and François Onimus, World Bank
09:00 – 09:20 CASE STUDY III Irrigation Management and Collective Action: Evidence from Ethiopia and Mozambique
Ato Hayalsew, Ministry of Water Resources, Ethiopia, Dr. Samuel, Directorate for Agrarian Services, Mozambique, and Delegate, Ceara Sustainable Development Project
Main Conference Hall
9:20 – 9:30 Questions and Answers
09:30 – 9:50 THEMATIC SESSION III Irrigation Management and Collective Action: Invitation to Update our Thinking
Florence Kondylis, DIME, and Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University, Main Conference Hall
Presentation
09:50 – 10:00 Questions and Answers
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break
Courtyard
  THEMATIC PANEL IV: Chaired by Radu Ban and Malte Lierl
10:15 – 10:40 CASE STUDY IV: Learning from Experiences in Community Driven Development
Delegates from Cambodia and CAR
Main Conference Hall
Presentation (by Camodia) | Presentation (by CAR)
11:40 – 11:50 Questions and Answers
12:10 – 12:30 THEMATIC SESSION IV Community Driven Development: Measuring Results
Radu Ban DIME and Mike Gilligan, NYU, Matthias Rieger, Graduate Institute, Geneva
Main Conference Hall
Presentation (by Ban) 
12:30 – 12:45 Questions and Answers
12:45 – 2:00 LUNCH
L'Avenue
  THEMATIC PANEL V: Chaired by Korotoumou Ouattara and Florence Kondylis
2:00 – 2:20 CASE STUDY V: Rural Innovation Funds and Input Subsidies—Work in Progress From Ethiopia and Tanzania
Delegates from the Ministries of Agriculture in Ethiopia and Tanzania
2:20 – 2:30 Questions and Answers
2:30 – 2:50 THEMATIC SESSION V Nudging and Subsidizing Farmers to Adopt: Some Puzzles
Xavier Giné, World Bank, Main Conference Hall
Presentation
2:50 – 3:00 Questions and Answers
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee break
Courtyard
3:15 – 6:30 PROJECT CLINICS II - Project teams work separetelyModerators: Impact Evaluation Specialists —Breakout Rooms 
Friday, April 29, 2011
8:45 – 09:15 All participants take the "after" knowledge test on impact evaluation
Main Conference Hall
09:15 – 12:45 Project Team Presentations
 Moderators: Arianna Legovini and Karen Brooks
Main Conference Hall (coffee break mid-morning)
All Presentations
12:45 – 2:00 LUNCH
L'Avenue
2:00 – 5:00 Project Team Presentations continue
Main Conference Hall (coffee break mid-afternoon)
5:00 – 6:00 CLOSING CEREMONY
Lawn by the Pool, Group Picture



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