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 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 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.