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Demand for and supply of evaluations in selected sub-Saharan African countries
Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results Anglophone Africa false / University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014
This study argues that the political economy of a country conditions the opportunities for evaluation to be used in policy processes. Consequently, evaluation capacity development practices need to be undertaken in a manner ...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development
Australian Council for International Development, 2013
This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be...
Beware of the echo: the impending return of demographic pressures in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
For many years, Egypt experienced substantial demographic pressures on its education system and labour market. This paper discusses potential reasons for these increasing pressures, with a focus on the currently growing young adult po...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Final Report: Climate for development in Africa (ClimDev) – Climate sciences and services for Africa - strategic research opportunities for ClimDev
R. Wilby / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme is an initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Africa Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and the African Dev...
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review
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 pat...
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas, 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
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Demand for and supply of evaluations in selected sub-Saharan African countries
Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results Anglophone Africa false / University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014
This study argues that the political economy of a country conditions the opportunities for evaluation to be used in policy processes. Consequently, evaluation capacity development practices need to be undertaken in a manner ...
Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development
Australian Council for International Development, 2013
This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be...
Beware of the echo: the impending return of demographic pressures in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
For many years, Egypt experienced substantial demographic pressures on its education system and labour market. This paper discusses potential reasons for these increasing pressures, with a focus on the currently growing young adult po...
Final Report: Climate for development in Africa (ClimDev) – Climate sciences and services for Africa - strategic research opportunities for ClimDev
R. Wilby / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme is an initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Africa Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and the African Dev...
What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review
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 pat...
International development: ideas, experience, and prospects
B. Currie-Alder (ed); R. Kanbur (ed); D.M. Malone (ed); R. Medhora (ed) / Development Ideas, 2014
Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behi...
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...
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Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
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...
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