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.
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.
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.
This case study discusses the training and mentoring programme that took place at Jimma University between 2015 and 2016 to build the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health's capacity for using evidence in policy making.
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).
In this case study Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt of Politics & Ideas reflect on the online course that was held for Latin American policymakers as part of the VakaYiko project and discuss the need for this type of training.