Weekly highlights from INASP – 8 January 2016


Happy New Year! We are pleased to share some highlights from INASP from the end of 2015 and recent days.

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“A really useful hour spent and some key points taken on board, thanks to UKSG and their excellent choice of panel members. “

Anonymous feedback on a recent UKSG webinar: ‘Focus on the South: access to, production and use of research information in low and middle income countries,’ which featured INASP’s Anne Powell and Ruth Bottomley

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  1. Upcoming events
  • VakaYiko partner GINKS will begin training in evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) for the Parliament of Ghana on 11th January. VakaYiko is now actively involved in building capacity to use evidence in three African parliaments (Zimbabwe, Ghana and Uganda). In all cases the training is based on adaptations of the soon-to-be-published VakaYiko EIPM Toolkit.
  • Sioux Cumming and Sangita Shrestha will be travelling to Nepal later this month for a workshop on Improving Journal Quality and Publishing on NepJOL. The workshop, supported by INASP, will be held from 25th to 27th  January 2016 at Tribhuvan University Central Library, Kathmandu. The workshop is aimed at the journal staff who wish to load their own content onto NepJOL and manage peer-review processes in an online environment.
  • VakaYiko partner ZeipNET is organizing a discussion around evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) with African Evidence Network on 5th February in Harare.
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