Significant change often seems hard to achieve in higher education but the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa partnership of East African organizations has had some real successes. Jon Harle reflects on the key elements of the partnership.
This concept note outlines INASP's thinking on why we need strong and equitable national knowledge ecosystems, where diverse voices are recognized and those who commission, produce, communicate and use research and knowledge can work effectively together.
In October and November 2018, INASP, in conjunction with local partners, facilitated dialogue events in Uganda and Ethiopia to consider issues of equity in research and knowledge systems within the two countries and in the broader regional and global contexts.
INASP and Politics & Ideas’ Context Matters Framework was used to analyse factors affecting use of evidence in Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan for change.
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.
A report of the work carried out with the Department for Environmental Affairs (DEA) as part of the VakaYiko project in South Africa and a reflection of the lessons learned through the course of the project.
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.