Networks Series 7: Networks and relationships change the nature of evidence

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence   I started this blog series making the case for why we need to make relationships central to efforts to increasing the use of evidence in decision-making. I made a case for evidence-informed decision-making (Blog 1), and explained the importance of evidence-synthesis within this (Blog [...]

Networks Series 6: Better networks to support the use of evidence in decision-making

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence   “If you want to go far, go together. If you want to go fast, go alone.” Those of you who work in teams will know the truth of this African proverb all too well. Sometimes it is faster to just do the work ourselves, [...]