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This two part paper series provides an overview of the Context Matters framework developed by INASP and Politics & Ideas to detect and understand the critical entry points to promote the use of knowledge in public institutions.
The framework aims to help policymakers, researchers, practitioners and donors better define windows of opportunity in different contexts to focus efforts on promoting better interaction between knowledge and policy.
Knowledge into policy: Going beyond "Context Matters" provides an overview of the conceptual framework.
Starting from context: How to make strategic decisions to promote a better interaction between knowledge and policy is a practical action paper proposing concrete ways in which the framework can be used.