Amran Bhuzohera-Senior Economist


As part of execution of its mandate for capacity development of intellectual resources in Tanzania, during the quarter of 2022, the TICGL are conduct a series of short term training courses on development impact evaluation.
The objective of the courses is to impact research skills and techniques for undertaking impact evaluations and assessments of effectiveness of development programs. The focus and content of the training workshops is indicated below:-

  • Introduction to core methods of Economic research & Impact Evaluation,

The training course aimed at building the capacity of policy researchers, academicians and program managers on introduction to core methods of impact evaluation including causal inference, core methods of impact evaluation, randomized assignment, randomized promotion, regression discontinuity and differences in differences

  • Introduction to fieldwork design for Economic research & impact evaluation,

The training workshop aimed at building the capacity of same cohort of participants of impact evaluation for year 2022 in the areas of questionnaire design, fieldwork organization, quality assurance, transparency, power calculations, machine learning and big data in impact evaluation research.  

  • Introduction to data analysis using STATA, EXCEL & SPSS

The short courses covered the following materials: –   Introduction to STATA, EXCEL & SPSS software, overview of basic STATA, EXCEL & SPSS commands, writing a do-file, more complex commands, regression mechanics using STATA, and EXCEL & SPSS interaction with STATA.
The beneficiaries of the training workshops came from Universities, the Government of Tanzania and research institutions in the country. These workshops are implemented under the auspices of Impact Evaluation – a capacity development initiative which is hosted and implemented by the TICGL.

The Economic research & Impact Evaluation aims at building the capacity of researchers and policy analysts in Tanzania in testing and improving the effectiveness of programs aimed at reducing poverty. Also aims at building a community of practice on impact evaluation in Tanzania.



Three (3) Days, Wednesday 27th to 29th, April, 2022

Registration deadline:

24th April 2022

We will facilitate course materials, two tea breaks, buffet lunch, refreshments and a certificate of participation.

Fee;- 400,000/= Tsh.

Place;- TICGL Office, Africana, Dar Es Salaam

Tel:- +255 734 862 343

Fee do not cover accommodation or travel costs.

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