Hospital research in Uganda.

Uganda dialogue event on enabling equitable research systems

On 22-24 October, a high-level meeting will bring together members of national research institutions, policy institutions and government within Uganda, including senior decision makers, to explore approaches to enable an equitable research system in the country. The meeting will tackle important questions such as: how national research systems can nurture a wider pool of research talent and how to foster an inclusive research and knowledge system that enables a diversity of voices and opinions to contribute to national development. 

Assessing evidence use in Peru.

The importance of integrated approaches to organizational change

Government agencies are increasingly committed to improving the way they use knowledge to inform policy but making sure that their resources and energy committed are well spent, requires assessing the pace, degree and focus of organizational change, writes Vanesa Weyrauch, co-founder of Politics & Ideas

Countryside in Ghana.

Evidence Spotlight: Supporting organizational change for evidence use at Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency

Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency has been working with Politics & Ideas and INASP to apply the Context Matters Framework to improve evidence use in the agency. Ebenezer Sampong, Deputy Executive Director for Technical Services at the EPA, told Leandro Echt about the agency’s plans as a result of the findings

Evidence masterclass in Vienna.

Migration policy for sustainable development: tips on evidence use

Tips on evidence use from researchers and policymakers from a recent masterclass on migration policy for sustainable development in the European neighbourhood.

Context Matters discussions in Ghana.

Context matters for organizational change—but how exactly?  

Emily Hayter, Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt reflect on working with agencies in Peru and Ghana to help understand how they use evidence in policy

For effective evidence use in policy, go beyond individual skills development

Emily Hayter shares what we have learned about skills development for evidence use

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