Being a better advocate locally by looking internationally Thursday July 14th, 2016 - A local problem, a global perspective and new strategies to tackle it. This is the story of Venessa Padayachee, a South African human rights advocate that set out to defend the rights of inmates in the overcrowded Pollsmoor prison in South Africa.
Chuluke Chuluke: Community Radio and Agricultural Policy Making in Malawi Wednesday July 13th, 2016 - Relevant evidence, key people and convenient media at the right moment. This is a story about a Malawian journalist that set out to inform candidates’ proposals on agriculture in the run up to the last Presidential elections in 2013
New ELLA Learning Alliances Now Open for Registration Friday April 1st, 2016 - Six new ELLA Learning Alliances have now been opened up for registration. These offer structured exchange and learning between peers – on topics with scope for inter-regional lesson-learning between Latin America and Africa. They are structured around rigorous ELLA inter-regional comparative research comparing and contrasting development experiences in the two regions. The learning phase of … Read more New ELLA Learning Alliances Now Open for Registration
Fruits from Comparing Apples and Oranges Sunday March 20th, 2016 - Apples and oranges may have more in common than we realize at first. With a clear research topic in mind, when one looks past the comparability of the two regional or country contexts, there are new and exciting similarities to be found. Article by Shandana Khan Mohmand, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
How to improve your Research User Ratings Sunday March 20th, 2016 - How do you get your target users hooked onto your research output? Which tools are most eye-catching? Mark Lewis discusses these and more questions in this article.