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Evidence and policy making in Zimbabwe: new film from ZeipNET
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Effective policy making requires strong links between researchers and policymakers. Although evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) is fairly new in Zimbabwe, policymakers and other stakeholders are increasingly talking about how to build an enabling environment to support these links. ZeipNET has produced a new documentary exploring the nature of policy making in Zimbabwe, featuring interviews with policymakers, political analysts, researchers, civic society practitioners and other opinion leaders who have participated in the BCURE project over the last three years. Ronald Munatsi shares some highlights. Continue reading

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Evidence Spotlight: The Use of Evidence in Public Health Policy Making in Zimbabwe
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Onesimo Maguwu tells that there need to be some way of making the ‘messages’ more relevant to the policymakers for evidence-based policy in health care. Continue reading

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Series: ‘Q&A’ with Publishers for Development speakers
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Willie Davison Ganda (Eng.) is the Director for Research Development and Innovation at the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education Science and Technology Development for the Government of Zimbabwe. He will discuss the Zimbabwean perspective on access to resources at the Publishers for Development conference on the 28 June 2016. What does your organization do? My ministry is responsible for the development of human capital for the country and the promotion of science and technology development. How does the work of your organization relate to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or international development more generally? My ministry is involved in supporting the SDGs in that we are the ones responsible for training human capital in the country. It will be human capital with the necessary skills working in the various sectors of the economy that will make the SDGs attainable. With more of a specific focus on research and science … Continue reading

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How partnering with INASP supported our work to improve evidence use in Zimbabwe
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Ron Munatsi, Programme Manager at the Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET), reflects on some of INASP’s work to support e-resource access in the country since 2002 and how the relationships built up over the years enabled ZeipNET to secure high-level buy-in and engage with government ministries as part of the VakaYiko Consortium.   The Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET) is a relatively new organization; founded in 2002, we work to improve Zimbabwe’s use of evidence in policy making. Through experience and strong networks, built up through national and international collaboration, we’re making progress towards our goal. But it isn’t always easy. Policymakers in the South can be suspicious of development organizations and their agendas. And this is further complicated by the fact that evidence-informed policy making is a relatively new concept in Zimbabwe. What’s more, evidence-informed policy making is in itself a political concept. Inevitably, it involves questioning … Continue reading

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Knowledge cafe in Zimbabwe discusses evidence-informed policy making with stakeholders
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The task now is to harmonize these and establish a working national evidence infrastructure to support evidence informed policymaking in Zimbabwe. Continue reading

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Evidence-informed policy making in Zimbabwe:  Challenges, Successes and Opportunities
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INASP’s partner ZeipNET organises a Knowledge Cafe in collaboration with US embassy to discuss challenges, opportunities and success story to implement evidence-informed policy making in Zimbabwe. Continue reading

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