Achieving policy influence is not the same as supporting evidence-informed policy making. However, the two are often conflated. Policy influence refers to a supply-driven model where the results of one or more research studies are promoted with the aim of achieving some changes in policy.
Tax incentive policy is considered as important policy and became one of the drivers in the development of philanthropy and nonprofit sector in different countries.
What is the projection of 100 years of Indonesian independence? Will Indonesian Science Agenda become a long-term guidance towards the realization of ideals of the founding of the nation? This fundamental scientific question is the realization of a joint dream for a better Indonesia and academic anxiety felt by young scientists when doing research in their respective fields.
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.
Indonesia has already had a National Research Agenda (ARN) document since 2006 but many questions remain. What is the content of ARN? Who compiled ARN document? How ARN document is prepared and for whom? Behind these questions lie fundamental question. Does Indonesia need ARN?
How is knowledge produced in the context of emerging society? What are the roles of institutions in knowledge production? How are knowledge and institution co-constituted? This seminar discusses the foundation of knowledge production in the developmental context.
Knowledge Sector Sharing is a regular thematic session for development partners to share information, ideas, and discuss issues of particular interest in the knowledge to policy spectrum.
In this opportunity, Prof. Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro will share challenges in research and development as well as rationale for establishing an Indonesian Science Fund.
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) through its Research and Policy in Development Programme (RAPID) has recently launched the ROMA guide to policy engagement and influence.