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Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information

The Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI) was INASP’s flagship programme for ten years (2002-13). The programme formally ended in March 2013 but many aspects of it have been continued under new programmes, in particular the Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS) programme.

PERI worked to strengthen research and knowledge systems in developing countries with the aim of having research information inform social and economic development in the south. The programme focused on three core areas:

The INASP Web site contains many publications and a range of training resources that were produced via PERI. In addition, two key evaluation reports are available:

PERI final evaluation

An external evaluation of the second phase of Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information. Conducted by ITAD, the evaluation took place from September to October, 2012.

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This programme was jointly funded by:




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