Posts Tagged "State"

Knowledge, governance and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Knowledge, governance and the 4th Industrial Revolution

[Editor’s Note: This piece was written by Jon Harle and Emily Hayter, Director of Programmes and Senior Programme Specialist, and originally appeared at INASP’s blog.]   Developments in technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum computing and energy storage hold the…

The need for expertise: how Civil Society Organisations engage with the Regulatory State

The need for expertise: how Civil Society Organisations engage with the Regulatory State

This post is based on a commentary by Kathryn Hochstetler that assesses the ways in which members of civil society “often shadow and contest the central actors of the regulatory state, even though they are ostensibly well outside of it”….

Global research organisations, foreign funding and absent states: the health research agenda in Peru

Global research organisations, foreign funding and absent states: the health research agenda in Peru

In the academic world, little attention has been paid to how the priorities and agendas of global research organisations, along with their funding mechanisms, affect research projects in developing countries where there is a lack of state interest in research….