Evolving capacities

Reflections on developing a MEL framework

Reflections on developing a MEL framework

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Dena Lomofsky from of Southern Hemisphere. It emerges from reflection from P&I´s online course on Monitoring, evaluating and learning on policy influence, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative.]   Thinking…

Why African Think Tanks Should Lead the Youth Migration Policy Debate

Why African Think Tanks Should Lead the Youth Migration Policy Debate

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Diakalia Sanogo and Julie Lafrance, Senior Program Specialists at the Think Tank Initiative.] The April 18th Libyan boat disaster represented the largest single day loss of life during a migrant crossing to Europe in history. Given…

Standards & Guidelines: An Effective Tool for Researchers and think tanks

Standards & Guidelines: An Effective Tool for Researchers and think tanks

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Bhavna Sharma, Associate, Communication and Policy Engagement, and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head Communication and Policy Engagement at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   Background In most Think Tanks…