A skills matrix, developed from a literature review of desired graduate skills, is being used in helping university teaching staff design courses that help students develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need
INASP’s John Young was part of a piece of work while at ODI, with partners in the UK, US and China, to develop a scenario and communications materials to help local agencies in two districts in China to communicate earthquake risk to local decision makers and the public.
This is the second paper in a series which aims to better inform the design and delivery of capacity-building efforts with regard to the use of research evidence in policymaking in developing countries.
This article discusses the Alianza Peruana para el Uso de la Evidencia (Peruvian Alliance for
the Use of Evidence) which offers lessons on network formation and on the opportunities for greater and better use of evidence in public policy.
This case study looks at the Improving Information Literacy for Urban Service Planning and Delivery Project (INFO-LIT) which was devised by Lagos-based public policy think tank the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA).
The VakaYiko Evidence-Informed Policy Making (EIPM) Toolkit is an adaptable suite of resources created to support civil servants and parliamentary staff to use evidence in policy making in developing countries.
This paper discusses how INASP supports library consortia and explores how consortia have grown and developed over the past three years of the Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS) programme, with a particular focus on Africa.
This article considers three of the approaches taken by AuthorAID to support early-career researchers in developing countries to communicate and publish their research: mentoring, online training and embedding research-writing courses within institutions.
This piece reviews the first six months of the final phase of INASP's pilot project that aimed to provide advanced training to national research and education networks (NRENs) in Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.