Image of participants at researcher roundtable in Sri Lanka.

Sharing ideas across the research and knowledge system in Sri Lanka

Bringing together researchers, librarians, journal editors and policymakers in Sri Lanka gave an interesing opportunity to share experiences and challenges.

Seven ways to support organizational change for evidence use

Seven ways to support organizational change for evidence use

How can we support organizational change in the way evidence is used in policy? Contextual understanding, locally led approaches and flexibility are required, writes Clara Richards

Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education, which has been working with INASP to discuss evidence in policy

Evidence spotlight: Knowledge use in Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education

In this new evidence spotlight blog Hannah Katwaroo, Research Specialist, discusses how INASP and Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education met and exchanged knowledge use ideas

Supporting parliaments in a post-truth world

Recently, INASP held a webinar to explore how peer learning can support evidence use in parliament. This webinar was hosted in collaboration with African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) and AGORA as part of the extension of our parliamentary peer learning project supported by a SPARKS grant from the Effective Institutions Platform. Our partner parliaments in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana shared their experience of how staff and Members of Parliament (MPs) can work together to drive an evidence-informed approach within parliament. Here, we discuss how peer learning can strengthen evidence use in parliaments, sharing some of the insights gained during the webinar discussions.

The right to health: policymakers and evidence for HIV prevention

Evidence plays a critical role in designing and implementing the most effective and efficient HIV prevention policies and programmes and saving lives. But in HIV prevention policy, the topic of evidence involves many points of debate, from what constitutes ‘good’ evidence to how to negotiate the intersection between health and rights. So how can researchers effectively contribute to the policy-making process in such a controversial area?

Marale Sande, Senior Research and Policy Analyst with the Parliamentary Research Services at the Parliament of Kenya

Evidence Spotlight: Working together to champion evidence use in Kenya’s Parliament

Interview with Marale Sande, Senior Research and Policy Analyst with the Parliamentary Research Services at the Parliament of Kenya. Marale works collaboratively with Members of Parliament (MPs) as part of the Evidence Informed Policy Caucus, an informal committee of the House that aims to increase the awareness and uptake of evidence. In this interview, Marale outlines her experience with championing evidence within a parliamentary setting.

1 2 3 11