3rd Evidence to Action Conference 2020

3rd Evidence to Action Conference 2020 “Moving Evidence from Research to Evidence-Based Policy-Making and Practice in support of the African Union Agenda 2063 and the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development”
July 13 – 16, 2020 (EAT)

Makarere University Auditorium, Makarere University , Kampala, Central Region, UG

COVID-19 Statement

E2A conference hosts are currently monitoring the situation around in Africa about the COVID-19. We hope this situation will improve by July 2020 and if there are any changes, we will keep you inform at the right time.


You are invited to submit an abstract for the 3rd Evidence to Action (E2A 2020) Conference, taking place in Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda from 13- 17 July 2020.

The deadline for the final abstract submission is May 15th.

As a presenter, you will play a key role in the Conference’s success, by bringing together experts from across the Africa and the World talk about their experiences in generating and implementing evidence for better policy and practice towards the achievement of AU Agenda 2063 and SGGs.


Contributions on the Sub-themes below are welcome, including:

The Sub-themes are as follows:

  • Agriculture and Food Systems in sub- Saharan Africa
  • Climate Change and Environment
  • Private Sector in Development
  • Innovative Finance, Insurance, Credit and Savings for Smallholders
  • Gender and Youth in Agriculture and Food Systems
  • National and Local Governance and Accountability
  • Evidence Synthesis and Impact Evaluation for policy making
  • Knowledge brokering and knowledge translation

Presentation Options

Oral Presentation

Oral presentation with PowerPoint (optional): an opportunity for you to deliver a 20-minute presentation to participants during a concurrent session. Please note that each presenter will be limited to only one concurrent oral session in the program.

Panel Presentation

an opportunity for your group to deliver a 90-minute interactive panel presentation to engage with participants during a concurrent session. Please note that a facilitator must be identified and will be responsible for the coordination of the group. We suggest that the number of panelists be limited to a maximum of 4.


an opportunity for you to present your poster to participants during a hosted poster viewing session. Posters will be on display for the duration of the Conference.

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