Evidence and Policy

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Knowledge Systems: are we ready?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Knowledge Systems: are we ready?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is bringing both aspirations and concerns  in terms of governance, policy making, and the knowledge systems that inform policy decisions. We believe that by being aware and better understanding the implications of this revolution  in our…

The importance of integrated approaches to organizational change

The importance of integrated approaches to organizational change

Government agencies are increasingly committing resources and energy to improve the way they use knowledge to inform policy. These efforts take many different forms but, regardless of whether efforts are centered in a specific project or policy issue, we are…

Give voice to community within a community

Give voice to community within a community

[This blog post by Dr. Meena Nair, Head of Research and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head, Policy Engagement and Communication at Public Affairs Centre]   Knowledge stems from citizens as a legitimate source of evidence to inform policies; exactly the reason why…

P&I and INASP partner to strengthen evidence use in policy

P&I and INASP partner to strengthen evidence use in policy

What can happen when two organizations partner for a specific project, discover that they share many interests and principles, and the outcomes of their joint work, both internal and internal, are really good? They might start to further explore their…