All posts tagged “demand for evidence

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Searching for Indonesia’s Amartya Sen

Together with my colleagues Zack Petersen we have written down some thoughts about  researchers and the future of research and development in Indonesia. Our article has been published by the Jakarta Globe last week: Commentary: Searching for Indonesia’s Amartya Sen ‘Indonesia’s ability to compete at a global… Read More

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Workshops are a good way to manage the demand and use of evidence in policy making institutions

In 2009, the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) embarked on a nine-month strategy to improve the way it sourced, handled and used evidence to make policy. It had seen how another government department, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), had developed a… Read More