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Some useful methods of measuring the benefits of social science research
H.E. Kilpatrick / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
What are the “returns” to policy-oriented research in the social sciences? One presumes that the positive net benefits to society, or at least a certain segment of society, would be treated as returns, but how does one deter...
The value of economic research
D. Zilberman; A. Heiman / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Discussion of method and models for evaluating impacts of economic research Economic research generates a wide array of benefits. These include information, technological change, and improved policy. There are few quantitative ...
Assessing the Impact of Rice Policy Changes in Viet Nam and the Contribution of Policy Research
A.G. Ryan / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Analysis of the economic impact of IFPRI research on the rice policy and marketing in Vietnam between 1995-1997. The research is described, and the conclusions and recommendations that emerged are discussed in the context of th...
Returns to Policy-Related Social Science Research in Agriculture
B.L. Gardner / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Policy research is valuable as a source of information for decisionmakers. The value of research is the expected social gain from policy decisions influenced by the information generated. The gain from a decision depends on choosing t...
Communications and development: a practical guide
A. Burke / Department for International Development, UK 1999
Practical guide to use of communications media in development programmes (written with DFID programmes in mind). Issues covered are Why communication is important Guide to implement development communication p...
Systematic Client Consultation in Development: The Case of Food Policy Research in Ghana, India, Kenya, and Mali
S.C. Babu; L.R. Brown; B. McClafferty / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Successful food policy implementation is preceded by a defined policymaking process drawing from a sound information base. Yet too often the knowledge generated through food policy research does not become part of the local body of in...
The policy failure of the African Soil Fertility Intitiative
J. Keeley; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
The creation and selling of ideas of global environmental crisis has been a core characteristic of the post-Rio decade. Global science and global policymaking processes are central to these crises. However, framings of global environm...
Participatory environmental policy processes: experiences from North and South
T. Holmes; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
There is a growing recognition across the world that citizens should play a role in informing and shaping environmental policy. But how should this be done? This paper explores one route, where opportunities ‘from above...
Monitoring the Policy Reform Process
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
The discussion and examples in this paper are organized around the issues and challenges that USAID’s development professionals and their clients/partners face when designing and implementing systems to monitor the policy reform ...
Latest gender research fails to influence Bank's particiaptory poverty assessments
A. Whitehead; M. Lockwood / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 1999
Looks at six Poverty Asssesments (PAs) conducted by World Bank teams and the way in which gender issues are treated in them (in Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda). This paper trys to identify the analytical frameworks behind these re...
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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
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-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
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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