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Using evidence in policy and practice : lessons from Africa

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dc.contributor.editor Goldman, I. en
dc.contributor.editor Pabari, M. en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-19T10:15:27Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-19T10:15:27Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09-19 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15436
dc.description.abstract This book asks how governments in Africa can use evidence to improve their policies and programmes, and ultimately, to achieve positive change for their citizens. Looking at different evidence sources across a range of contexts, the book brings policy makers and researchers together to uncover what does and doesn't work and why. Case studies are drawn from five countries and the ECOWAS (West African) region, and a range of sectors from education, wildlife, sanitation, through to government procurement processes. The book is supported by a range of policy briefs and videos intended to be both practical and critically rigorous. It uses evidence sources such as evaluations, research synthesis and citizen engagement to show how these cases succeeded in informing policy and practice. The voices of policy makers are key to the book, ensuring that the examples deployed are useful to practitioners and researchers alike. This innovative book will be perfect for policy makers, practitioners in government and civil society, and researchers and academics with an interest in how evidence can be used to support policy making in Africa. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.subject AFRICAN POLICY en
dc.subject AFRICA en
dc.subject POLICY IMPLEMENTATION en
dc.title Using evidence in policy and practice : lessons from Africa en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2020/21 en
dc.ResearchGroup Developmental, Capable and Ethical State en
dc.PlaceOfPublication London en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11535 en
dc.PageNumber 1-242 en
dc.outputnumber 10718 en
dc.bibliographictitle Goldman, I. & Pabari, M. (eds). (2021) <i>Using evidence in policy and practice : lessons from Africa. </i> London: Routledge. en
dc.publicationyear 2021 en


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