In our 2016-2017 Annual Review we celebrate INASP’s continued work to help strengthen research and knowledge systems across the world in order to bring Southern knowledge to bear on local and global challenges.
This paper draws on literature and experience, both from the parliamentary strengthening sector and the evidence-informed policy sector, to explore information support systems in
African parliaments and the factors that shape their work.
This document provides a rapid review of the relevant literature on the research and knowledge system in Sierra Leone, and looks at the research landscape, higher education system and the extent of use of research in policy making.
This case study reports on the impact of evidence-informed policy making training developed through the VakaYiko project and the impact of this training on the Research, Statistics and Information Management Directorate of Ghana’s Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations.