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What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development?
K. Newman / Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Governments of low-income countries and international development donors are increasing their funding for research at least in part on the assumption that research has positive impacts on socioeconomic development. Four pathways are c...
The GDNet Legacy: Reflecting on the achievements, outcomes and learning of the GDNet programme, 2010 to 2014
C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
GDNet was piloted in 1999 as the online presence for the Global Development Network (GDN) and as a key component of GDN’s capacity building and networking activities. The programme closes at the end of June 2014 and this publica...
Becoming better capacity builders: What GDNet has learned about developing researchers’ confidence and ability to communicate their research
Z. Sabet / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. This...
Making Connections: What GDNet has learned about using social media to raise the profile of Southern research
Z. Sabet; S. Emara; C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. This...
Learning by Design: Perspectives on Monitoring and Evaluating a Southern-Focused Knowledge Service
C. Brown (ed); R. Gregorowski; S. Ghoneim / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. ...
Listening to the South: What GDNet has learned about Southern researchers, their challenges and their needs
S. Emara; C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
One of a series of short publications through which GDNet and their partners reflect on what they have learned about supporting Southern researchers to contribute and debate research in development thinking, policy and practice. It hi...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
A systematic review of barriers to and facilitators of the use of evidence by policymakers
K. Oliver; S. Innvar; T. Lorenc; J. Woodman; J. Thomas / Health Services Research [journal], 2014
Systematic review of 145 studies to identify new barriers of and facilitators to the use of evidence by policymakers, and assess the state of research in this area.  Although still primarily in the health field, studies...
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
Engaging with the media: a companion to the Advocacy Toolkit for influencing the post-2015 development agenda
Sustainable Development 2015, 2014
As part of the Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015) programme, this guide is for anyone who is working in the sustainable development sector and on the post-2015 development agenda: NGOs, CSOs, charities, private sector, governmental...
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What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development?
K. Newman / Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Governments of low-income countries and international development donors are increasing their funding for research at least in part on the assumption that research has positive impacts on socioeconomic development. Four pathways are c...
The GDNet Legacy: Reflecting on the achievements, outcomes and learning of the GDNet programme, 2010 to 2014
C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
GDNet was piloted in 1999 as the online presence for the Global Development Network (GDN) and as a key component of GDN’s capacity building and networking activities. The programme closes at the end of June 2014 and this publica...
Becoming better capacity builders: What GDNet has learned about developing researchers’ confidence and ability to communicate their research
Z. Sabet / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. This...
Making Connections: What GDNet has learned about using social media to raise the profile of Southern research
Z. Sabet; S. Emara; C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. This...
Learning by Design: Perspectives on Monitoring and Evaluating a Southern-Focused Knowledge Service
C. Brown (ed); R. Gregorowski; S. Ghoneim / GDNet, 2014
GDNet, established in 2001, supported the communication of research knowledge generated in developing and transition countries through the provision of knowledge platforms, netowrking, capacity support and shared learning. ...
Listening to the South: What GDNet has learned about Southern researchers, their challenges and their needs
S. Emara; C. Brown / GDNet, 2014
One of a series of short publications through which GDNet and their partners reflect on what they have learned about supporting Southern researchers to contribute and debate research in development thinking, policy and practice. It hi...
A systematic review of barriers to and facilitators of the use of evidence by policymakers
K. Oliver; S. Innvar; T. Lorenc; J. Woodman; J. Thomas / Health Services Research [journal], 2014
Systematic review of 145 studies to identify new barriers of and facilitators to the use of evidence by policymakers, and assess the state of research in this area.  Although still primarily in the health field, studies...
Engaging with the media: a companion to the Advocacy Toolkit for influencing the post-2015 development agenda
Sustainable Development 2015, 2014
As part of the Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015) programme, this guide is for anyone who is working in the sustainable development sector and on the post-2015 development agenda: NGOs, CSOs, charities, private sector, governmental...
Civicus Civil Society Index - rapid assesment - West Africa regional report
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation, 2014
In 2013, civil society in six West African countries - Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone - undertook an assessment of the health and conditions of civil society. They applied the CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citi...
women’s economic empowerment and growth in low income countries: a global research programme (2013-2018)
I. Grant / Evidence on Demand, 2013
Evidence that barriers to women’s economic participation and productivity may be stifling opportunities for growth is strengthening. Nevertheless, uptake of policies that progress growth through improved economic opportunities f...
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Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
The Alliance for Useful Evidence
The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice in the UK. It is an open–access network of more than 1,400 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.
Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)
The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in health care. The working group has developed a common, sensible and transparent approach to grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. The...
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be managed by the REF team based at HEFCE and overseen by the REF Stee...
Evidence Informed Policy Network EVIPNet (EVIPNet)
EVIPNet is a network working to support evidence-informed health systems. EVIPNet takes the form of linked, but distinct country-based and regional networks. Africa, Asia and the Americas each host regional networks, which together work in 25 countries.  At the regional level EVIPNet is supported by the WHO regional offices and by small regional secretariats responsible for promoti...
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of researchers and development experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. Through widespread consultation and research, GGKP provides practitioners and policymakers with better tools to foster economic growth and implement sustainable development. GGKP embodies a core part...
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