Science needs to start speaking to people's everyday lives in Africa
There is broad acknowledgement that the way science is taught and practised in Africa is not socially inclusive.
Understanding the organisational context for evidence-informed policy-making
Efforts to improve the use of evidence in government policy-making across the world have tended to focus on different groups and organisations. But while a good deal of work has been done to improve the supply of evidence from entities such as research centres and academia, less attention has bee...
Guidelines and good practices for evidence-informed policy-making in a government department
Approaches to evidence-informed policy-making must be flexible and pay equal attention to the quality of the processes through which evidence is sourced and used, as well as the quality of the evidence itself. However, there are often common concerns, within and across government departments – fo...