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Telling or listening? What does the Bank's commitment to knowledge mean in practice?
K. King; S. McGrath / Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh 2000
The World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, has committed his organisation to becoming a knowledge bank in the most visible example of development cooperation agency concern with the effects of new knowledge debates on their existing ...
The centrality of knowledge in the new approach to North-South development cooperation
K. King; S. McGrath / Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh 2000
Development cooperation is experiencing a dramatic range of new understandings and approaches that appear on the surface to amount to a “new way of working”, both in how development cooperation takes place and in how it incl...
A call to action for research NGOs
M. Braun; A. Cicioni; N.J. Ducote / Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina 2000
The paper argues that there is a key role for think tanks dedicated to policy implementation in developing countries. In particular, there is a bridge between research centers and policymakers that is not always crossed effectively. F...
Effective learning for poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: donor interventions and the role of postgraduate training
P. Bennell; E. Masunungure; N. Ng'ethe; G. Wilson / Eldis Document Store 2000
Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large. This report provides a comprehensive needs assessment ...
What is the relationship between think tanks and governments?
S. James / Global Development Network 2000
This article looks at the relationship between think tanks and governments, and particularly at the influence that think tanks can have on government policy. Much of the articles's regional focus is on Central and Eastern Europe. Thin...
Leveraging Post Communist think tanks' knowledge: going global to rediscover locality
I. Krastev / Global Development Network 2000
This article reflects on the role and performance of the independent policy institutes in Central and Eastern Europe. This article suggests that post-communist think tanks have entered the process of re-inventing themselves. The condi...
International policy transfer among knowledge actors: focusing on the coercive nature of transfer
D. Stone / Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick 2000
With the specific focus on knowledge actors, this paper: Highlights the roles played by non-state actors who act as 'policy entrepreneurs' and interact with officials in government and international organisation in the ...
Prospects for participatory policy making
J. Keeley; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
This paper asks why policy processes in Zimbabwe have consistently reinforced a highly technocratic approach to natural resources management, while excluding alternative perspectives and framings of problems for policy. Politic...
What is dissemination? Why is it important? How do you choose a dissemination strategy?
D. Saywell; A. Cotton / Water Engineering and Development Centre 1999
Review of literature and case studies on research dissemination methdods and their impact, with recommendations for researchers and for commisioners of research Recommendations include: Plan and integrate a disse...
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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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