CEDA highlights one of three radio programmes co-produced with CORAPE and Anaité Vergas. The programmes helped CEDA to influence the wider community to engage in the policy processes, and also enabled CEDA staff to learn how to create policy-related communications in a radio format.
6 August 2014
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications programme will be showcasing a series of deliverables produced by Latin American and South Asian think tanks and program facilitators during the program.
29 July 2014
When working on policy influence in Africa, it is easy to encounter situations for which there is no guidebook available. The mentors hired as part of the TTI PEC programmme confronted this stark reality.
21 July 2014
Making Connections: What GDNet has learned about using social media to raise the profile of Southern research
Members of the GDNet team share experiences of using social media to engage with Southern researchers and support uptake of their research.
17 July 2014
What can we learn from the Think Tank Initiatives stories of influence series? – The approach (Part 1 of 2)
The Think Tank Initiative have recently published 48 stories of influence to document the changes their work is supporting. This blog (1of2) reflects on the approach used to develop these and other stories of influence.
15 July 2014
Costantine Shirati, Communications Officer at the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Organization (Tanzania) shares reflections on the role of information partners in supporting policy influence.
Honduras think tank FOSDEH has developed an institutional “theory of change” tool to improve their strategic planning in a highly complex and changing context. Theory of change is helping FOSEDH establish clear routes and strategies, identify relevant stakeholders and evaluate the social impact of their interventions.
Bolivian think tank Fundación ARU shares training resources they used in a strategic planning workshop to discuss the institution’s strategic goals, activities and outcomes.
This blog is part of a showcase of exhibits from Latin American think tanks participating in the Think Tank Initiative’s…
FUSADES has started implementing a stakeholder mapping methodology called “The Tipping Point” (developed by Yolanda Talavera) to map the key stakeholders according to research topics and strategic initiatives.
The PEC Programme facilitated the analysis of internal communication strategies and resulted in the decision of using a Facebook closed group for supporting the organizations’ internal communication.
IDS are seeking to recruit a Director of Communications and Impact, to implement new strategies that will ensure that the Institute’s research is integrated throughout with innovative, high-impact communications and knowledge mobilisation.
This practical guide was developed by Anaité Verdas as part of the PEC programme, to enable INESAD to develop a strategy for fundraising and to reach a greater understanding of the context in which INESAD is operating.
A six minute video highlighting the change in organisational culture in the Instituto Desarrollo, brought about by participating in the TTI PEC programme.
In this post Natalia Aquilino reflects on CIPPEC’s recent work in support of think tanks, civil society and public officers approach to policy influence – highlighting a series of useful resources produced by CIPPEC.
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program is hosting a Virtual Write Shop on “Writing News Releases that Make an Impact.”
Vanesa Weyrauch shares a presentation she gave during a webinar aimed at think tank researchers in ASIES to provide them with practical tools and resources which encourage innovative communication of the organisation’s research.