Welcome to the launch of Development Learning Lab!

The event will be streamed, and you can watch it here.  

 

Program 

1400: Opening and welcome by CMI Director Ottar Mæstad  

1405: The Development Learning Lab explained, Espen Villanger, DLL Director and CMI Research Director 

1415: “Knowledge for development”, Dag-Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development  

1420: Keynote speech: “How DLL can make a difference?”, Stefan Dercon, Policy advisor to the Foreign,  Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in the UK government and professor of  Economic Policy Oxford.  

1450:  Snapshots from four DLL projects:   

  • Childcare for business development, Kjetil Bjorvatn, NHH.
  • Female genital mutilation: Pathways to change, Charlotte Ringdal, CMI.
  • Poverty and financial services: Is there a role for traditional leaders? Peter Hangoma, UiB/CMI.
  • Empowering girls: Effects on childbearing and education, Ingvild Sandøy, UiB.    

1510-1550: Panel discussion: 'Fakta har makta': What does it mean for practice?     

Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Director of Knowledge and Evaluations at Norad 

Nora Ingdal, International Programs Director, Save the Children  

Titus Tenga, Program Director at Strømme Foundation 

Jan Thomas Odegard, Executive Director, Development Fund

Stefan Dercon, Policy advisor to the Foreign,  Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in the UK government and professor of  Economic Policy Oxford. 

 

Chair: Andrew Kroglund 

1550-1600: Concluding remarks by the rectorate at UiB and NHH and the CMI Director