In 2004 the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs or DEFRA adopted a systematic approach, known as Evidence Investment Strategy EIS, to improving how it sources and uses evidence to inform policymaking. EIS has been implemented in three phases, are: 2006-2010, 2010-2013, and 2014-2018. This upcoming knowledge sharing session will discuss the three EIS processes have helped DEFRA ensure that budgets and staff are aligned to deliver an evidence base that helps it achieve its policy priorities. Some lessons from EIS that Indonesian Government Officials could learn to be a better policy making process. Evidence Investment Strategy will be presented by Ms. Louise Shaxson, a research fellow in the Research & Policy in Development (RAPID) program, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, meanwhile, Mr. Arnaldo Pellini from Knowledge Sector Initiative will chair the discussion.
Wednesday, 11 February 2015
1 – 3 PM
Knowledge Sector Initiative Office
Ratu Plaza Office Tower, 9th FLOOR
Jl. Jend Sudirman no 9
Jakarta 10270, Indonesia
Louise Shaxson is a Research Fellow in Research & Policy in Development program (RAPID) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). Her work focuses on helping government departments take practical steps to implement an evidence-informed approach to policy making. She also works to improve the impact of research on policy and practice, and to understand broader issues around the relationship between knowledge (of all sorts) and policy.
Please confirm your attendance with Ms. Deslly Sorongan (Program Assistant) at firstname.lastname@example.org at the latest on Friday, 6 February 2015.
Translators will be provided during this knowledge sharing session.
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