Evidence and Policy

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…

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

At Politics & Ideas we are convinced that doing high quality and policy relevant research is just as important as communicating or disseminating it effectively to ensure its impact on policy. That is why in 2015 we launched the online…

Promoting the use of evidence in parliaments

Promoting the use of evidence in parliaments

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Agnes A.S. Titriku, Program Manager, African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Ghana, and it was originally published at INASP‘s blog Practising Development.]   Staff members from three parliaments (Ghana, Uganda and Zimbabwe) are…

Learning and reflecting on Evidence Informed Policy Making

Learning and reflecting on Evidence Informed Policy Making

[ This post was produced by Emily Hayter is Programme Manager for Evidence Informed Policy Making at INASP: ehayter@inasp.info] After three years, 11 countries, 1, 164 people trained and 26 public engagement events held, the VakaYiko programme led by the…