Knowing your audience

Linkages between researchers and legislators in developing countries

By 1 May 2012

Using the Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) framework, this interesting study, by Ajoy Datta and Nicola Jones (both ODI) entitled ‘Linkages between researchers and legislators in developing countries’,  maps the links between researchers and legislators in a number of transition and developing countries; exploring the role of politics in influencing researcher–legislator linkages; and reflects on the type of research produced as well as the credibility of the research/researchers.

A scoping study: Linkages between researchers and legislators in developing countries