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  • Blog Post

    Assessing the Quality of Evidence

    06 Apr 2017: The terms evidence-based and evidence-informed policy have become commonplace in the development vernacular and many development actors, including Eldis, work to promote the use of research evidence in the design and delivery of developm
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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 knowledge and will only have an impact if it is understood and used to inform decisions.
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    Online Knowledge Portals for Development in Africa: scoping study

    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 a broad range of development issues.
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    Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences

    POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network, 2014
    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. Recognising these issues, funders have invested resources in communicating research findings to inform and empower decisionmakers.
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    How to insitutionalize evaluation?

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2009
    Policy-makers are experimenting with billions of people’s lives on a daily basis without informed consent, and without rigorous evidence that what they do works, does not harm, and could not be achieved more efficiently through other means. In this context, carefully designed and implemented evaluations have the potential to save lives and improve people’s welfare.
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    What difference does a policy brief make?

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
    3ie and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), in collaboration with Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), explored the effectiveness of a policy brief for influencing readers’ beliefs and prompting them to act. A multi-armed randomised control design was used to find answers to three research questions:
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    Mind the gap: from evidence to policy impact

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2011
    The 3ie conference, Mind the Gap: From Evidence to Policy Impact, brought to centre stage the need to address this “tension between learning and doing” as Ruth Levine (Hewlett Foundation) called it in the conference opening.
  • Organisation

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

    3ie supports the production of new evidence by financing new policy relevant impact evaluations, and supporting the synthesis of existing evidence on particular topics.