PRODUCING USEFUL
RESEARCH EVIDENCE.

One of our goals is to produce useful research evidence
to inform policy and practice across the region. This includes
the production of evidence maps, and evidence syntheses,
including systematic reviews...

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SUPPORTING OTHERS TO PRODUCE
USEFUL RESEARCH EVIDENCE.

We aim to support the production by others of high
quality evidence maps, and evidence syntheses,
including systematic reviews...

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SUPPORTING AND UNDERSTANDING
THE USE OF RESEARCH EVIDENCE
IN DECISION-MAKING.

We aim to increasing our own understanding through
research of how to increase capacity to use research evidence.

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BEING RESPONSIVE TO CONTEXTS
AND NEEDS IN AFRICA.

We aim to ensure that evidence mapping and synthesis
design and methods are fully responsive to the contexts
and needs of research producers and users in Africa...

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SUPPORTING EVIDENCE
COMMUNITIES.

We aim to build strategic local, national, regional and
international partnerships with the shared vision of
ensuring research is high quality, useful and used...

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Working together to make evidence-informed decision-making a reality

Our vision is to reduce poverty and inequality in our region by increasing
the production and application of research evidence that is both useful and used.

THE GOALS FOR OUR CENTRE ARE TO:

  • Produce useful research evidence to inform policy and practice across the region
  • Support the production of high quality systematic reviews, maps and evidence syntheses by others
  • Support the use of research evidence amongst decision-makers
  • Ensure that systematic review, mapping and synthesis design and methods are fully responsive to the contexts and needs of research producers and users in Africa, and
  • Build strategic local, national, regional and international partnerships with the shared vision of ensuring research is high quality, useful and used.

We are an international multi-disciplinary team, based at the University of Johannesburg, working across the continent. We have a track record for high quality collaborative work with strong partnerships with governments, universities and NGOs. Amongst other initiatives, we provide the secretariat to the Africa Evidence Network.

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PRODUCING USEFUL RESEARCH EVIDENCE

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SUPPORTING OTHERS TO PRODUCE USEFUL RESEARCH EVIDENCE

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SUPPORTING AND UNDERSTANDING THE USE OF RESEARCH EVIDENCE IN DECISION-MAKING

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BEING RESPONSIVE TO CONTEXTS AND NEEDS IN AFRICA

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SUPPORTING EVIDENCE COMMUNITIES