Negombo clinic resources for participants

Participants of the recent communications for policy influence clinic in Negombo can find the full set of presentations, handouts and resources here. Videos are also now available.

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Video footage from Rome clinic now available

Interviews with participants of the communications for policy influence clinic in Rome can be viewed here. You will also find all presentations, handouts and resources from the clinic.

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Wednesday
Mar132013

Adapting to the realities of getting science into policy

SciDev reports on how most scientists are unsure of how to engage with policymaking processes; better insight is the first step to engaging with policymaking more effectively; and scientific evidence gains traction when it tells a clear and relevant story. Read More

Monday
Feb252013

Introduction to digital research communications, Nick Scott 

An overview of different online tools and sites that can be used throughout the life-cycle of research to increase knowledge sharing, enhance the credibility of research, and improve the dissemination of it in the short-, medium- and long-term.

Thursday
Aug232012

Validating one of the world’s largest conditional cash transfer programmes

A case study on how an impact evaluation of Brazil’s Bolsa Família Programme helped silence its critics and improve policy

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Thursday
Aug232012

From impact evaluations to paradigm shift. A case study of the Buenos Aires Ciudadanía Porteña conditional cash transfer programme

This case study looks at how the evaluations of Ciudadanía Porteña: Con Todo Derecho, a cash transfer programme in Buenos Aires, were used to influence policy.

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Thursday
Aug232012

What can a policy brief really achieve? 3ie IDS policy brief experiment

3ie and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), in collaboration with Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), explored the effectiveness of a policy brief for influencing readers’ beliefs and prompting them to act.

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Thursday
Aug232012

Theories of Change – A conversation with Duncan Green and Simon Batchelor

Simon Batchelor (IDS) and Duncan Green (Oxfam GB) explain how they got interested in Theories of Change. They discuss how ToC can be used in research programmes and how DFID and other donors could created incentives for researchers to use ToC in their work.

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Thursday
Aug232012

Why are partnerships crucial for policy impact?

Christelle Chapoy interviewed Shahid Vaziralli, Head of programme at the Centre for Microfinance at IFMR Chennai, India on the role of research partners can play in influencing policy. View the video here.

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Monday
Jul232012

Case study: Mother Literacy, Participation Programs and Child Learning

A presentation on a 3ie funded study to evaluate the impact of adult literacy and parenting education classes on child learning outcomes in the Indian states of Rajasthan and Bihar. This presentation presents the case and also the policy influence plan.

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Monday
Jul232012

Case study: Impact Evaluation of Rainfall Insurance: Our Policy Outreach Strategy

A presentation on a 3ie funded study to evaluate the diffusion and impact of new risk mitigation technology in Gujarat India and in particular the impact of insurance on household consumption and investment decisions. This presentation presents the case and also the policy influence plan.

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Monday
Jul232012

Case study: Impact evaluation and communication: Lessons learned from PKH in Indonesia

A presentation by the implementing agency of a 3ie funded study to evaluate the type of methodology that works best in identifying who is eligible for conditional cash programmes in Indonesia. This case particularly focuses on communications for the project.

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