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Issues that should be considered in an evaluation concerned with ownership
S. Molund / Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2000
This paper takes a closer look at the concept of ownership as it has been defined by Sida and others and reviews some established beliefs about the causes and effects of weak partner country ownership. It concludes with a presentation...
Economically justifiable research depends on scientists' abilities to keep pace with, and take advantage of, biotechnology developments
C. Falconi / International Service for National Agricultural Research 1999
This paper undertakes an ex ante assessment of the potential impacts of molecular genetics research on trypanotolerance. The next section describes current research thrusts and their potential for generating usable outputs. The modell...
Efforts being made to improve the use of information in agricultural policy-making in Africa
D. Heydon / Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation 2000
This study reviews the current policies, strategies, activities and priorities of international organisations from the perspective of the organisations themselves. The procedures applied by these organisations to arrive at policy reco...
Weak IPRs are maintained in some countries because of the inconsistency problem intrinsic in IPR protection
S. Scandizzo / International Monetary Fund 2001
Uses a model of repeated patent races to examine the incentives for intellectual property protection, and the effects of such protection both locally and on a country's trading partners. A partial equilibrium analysis is conducted in ...
Reaching the poor? Developing a Poverty Screen for Agricultural Research Proposals
J. Farrington; A. Cox; J. Gilling / Overseas Development Institute 1998
The UK has long played a leading role in natural resources research - but can it meet the poverty eradication objective of the 1997 White Paper on international development? Drawing on the capital assets framework, this paper examines...
The policy process: an overview
R. Sutton / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Review identifies key concepts for the description of the policy making process, and identifies a 21 point check-list of the events most likely to make policy-decisions happen. The key argument of the paper is that a ‘line...
Information and Power: Implications for Process Monitoring: A Review of the Literature
P. Baumann / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Process documentation and monitoring (PDR) raises a number of controversial issues relating to how the interaction between power, information generation and knowledge is manifested. PDR relies for its success on a willingness to put s...
IFPRI and the abolition of the wheat flour ration shops in Pakistan: a case-study on policymaking and the use and impact of research
y Islam; J.L. Garrett / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Assesses the impact of research on the decision to abolish a long-term corrupt system of wheat rationing in Pakistan. Lessons learned include: "Useful " research exhibits certain key characteristics: research dea...
Measuring the benefits of social science research
V.H. Smith / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Addresses two questions. The first is “What are the benefits of social science research?”; the second is “How should they be measured?” The response to the first is that, as with research in the physical sciences, ...
Proposal for measuring the benefits of policy-oriented social science research
Donghyun Park / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Addresses the problem of how to measure the benefits of policy-oriented social science research. It argues that social science research promotes economic efficiency in three different ways—it fosters efficiency in the public sect...
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Research uptake: a guide for DFID-funded research programmes
Department for International Development, UK 2016
DFID funds research in order to contribute to its overarching goal of poverty reduction. We fund some research which aims to produce new products or technologies that directly improve the lives of poor people. Other research produces ...
Health in climate change research from 1990 to 2014: positive trend, but still underperforming
Global Health Action 2016
Climate change has been recognized as both one of the biggest threats and the biggest opportunities for global health in the 21st century. This trend review seeks to assess and characterize the amount and type of scientific literature...
Libraries and implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions 2015
Libraries make an important contribution to development. The purpose of this toolkit is to support advocacy for the inclusion of libraries and access to information as part of national and regional development plans that will contribu...
Research on biodiversity and climate change at a distance: collaboration networks between Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean
PLoS ONE 2015
Biodiversity loss and climate change are both globally significant issues that must be addressed through collaboration across countries and disciplines. With the December 2015 COP21 climate conference in Paris and the recent c...
Our collective interest: why Europe’s problems need global solutions and global problems need European action
European Think Tanks Group 2014
The period to 2020 offers a real opportunity for transformation towards a more inclusive, peaceful, prosperous and equitable world - and Europe has a central role to play. The basic building blocks are in place and include the...
Online Knowledge Portals for Development in Africa: scoping study
A. Venth / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) programme, implemented by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in collaboration with a range of partners, aims to build a global open knowledge platform for open data sharing and exchange on ...
Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences
M. Lee; K. Belohlav / Population Reference Bureau 2016
Policymakers and advocates agree that using evidence to inform decisions is essential for good policymaking and program design, given that limited resources require decisionmakers to allocate budgets effectively. Recognizing these iss...
Social protection in Asia: research findings and policy lessons
N. Kabeer; S. Cook; D. Chopra / Institute of Development Studies UK 2010
This is a synthesis report from the Social Protection in Asia (SPA) policy-research and network- building programme, 2007-2010, funded by the Ford Foundation and IDRC. It presents research findings and draws out policy lessons from th...
PIDS, NEDA, 3ie bolster campaign to create a culture of evaluation
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
This paper, focusing on 2015, looks back on one of Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) most challenging projects to date--impact evaluation. The Institute considers its involvement in impact evaluation work as a way to...
Policy recommendations to Abu Dhabi on ICT and e-governance
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
The Korean government has implemented various strategic policies for increasing availability and user take-up of e-Government services since the 1980s. In fact, Korea has become one of the top performers in e-Government and is now bei...
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The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC)
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
International Organisations Research Journal (IORJ)
International Organisations Research Journal (IORJ) is published by the National Research University Higher School of Economics since January 2006. It is published quarterly since 2009. Generally, each issue is dedicated to one theme. Starting from December 2015 IORJ is included into two international databases on the platform of Web of Science - Russian Science Citatio...
European Think Tanks Group (ETTG)
The European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), is made up of four like-minded leading European international cooperation think tanks: German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The work of the group is sha...
C-Change, communication for change, implemented by FHI 360, is a USAID-funded project to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) across development sectors.   C-Change works in the developing world to: Scale up bast practices in SBCC Strengthen capacity in SBCC Generate and disseminat...
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD)
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD), is a dedicated entity promoted by IPE Global Limited for development research, dialogue, learning and innovation. Its purpose is to seek, develop and share innovative solutions to address the global challenges of development.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (DRC)
The Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) is a policy research and consulting institution directly under the State Council, the central government of the People's Republic of China. Its major function is to conduct advanced research on the overall, comprehensive, strategic and long-term issues in the economic and social development, as well as relevant key and hot problems rela...
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz / Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz is responsible for a range of activities which include research development; highly-regarded hospital and ambulatory care services; production of vaccines, drugs, reagents, and diagnostic kits; education and training of human resources; information and communication in the area of health, science and technology; quality control of products and services, and the implementat...
Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento / Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Cebrap is a globalized research center, with long-term international partnerships with research institutes, universities, funding agencies, and civil associations, mainly in the United States and Europe, but also from India, Africa, China, and Latin America. Currently, Cebrap conducts ongoing research on citizenship, elections, political institutions, participation, governance, social mov...
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