RESPONSIVE EVIDENCE SYNTHESES REPOSITORY 

Below are all the responsive evidence syntheses produced to date by the synthesis team at ACE.

1. 2021: Engaging stakeholders with evidence and uncertainty framework for stakeholder engagement evidence map. Sandy Oliver, Laurenz Langer, Mukdarut Bangpan, Promise Nduku. Africa Centre for Evidence. Eppi Centre. Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning. 

2. 2021: Mentoring as a tool to enhance capacities for evidence use in Africa: A learning brief. Strengthening Evidence Use for Development Impact (SEDI) Programme. Carina van Rooyen, Hazel Zaranyika, Tanya Mdlalose, Metoh Azunui, Laurenz Langer. Oxford. 

3. 2021: WEF Transformation Map: South Africa. Laurenz Langer, Ruth Stewart, Carina van Rooyen, Siziwe Ngcwabe, Promise Nduku. Africa Centre for Evidence, South Africa 

4. 2020: Co-production of an evidence base on / for implementation of climate change mitigation in South Africa. Mapula Tshangela, Metoh Azunui, Carina van Africa Centre for Evidence. Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. Collaboration for Environmental Evidence. (On-going)

5. 2020: Rapid evidence assessment of strategies to mitigate public health misinformation on social media. Ruth Stewart, Nicola Theunissen, Andile Madonsela, Linda Etale, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Irvine Manyukisa. Africa Centre for Evidence. Africa Check. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

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6. 2020: Rapid evidence assessment of social media users’ responses to public health misinformation. Ruth Stewart, Nicola Theunissen, Andile Madonsela, Linda Etale, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Irvine Manyukisa. Africa Centre for Evidence. Africa Check. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. 

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7. 2020: Rapid evidence assessment of risks and harm of public-health misinformation on social media. Ruth Stewart, Nicola Theunissen, Andile Madonsela, Linda Etale, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Irvine Manyukisa. Africa Centre for Evidence. Africa Check. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

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8. 2020: Assessing models for knowledge hubs and repositories: a rapid scoping review. Promise Nduku, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Shona Putuka. Laurenz Langer. (Ongoing)

9. 2020: The COVID-19 living knowledge hub of Hubs. Africa Centre for Evidence. COVID-END. 

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10. 2020: Tracking government policy responses to COVID-19. Africa Centre for Evidence. Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. South Africa.

11. 2020: Small, medium- and micro enterprise covid- 19 policy support database policy response brief. Africa Centre for Evidence. Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. South Africa.

12. 2019: eHealth for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations worldwide. A rapid evidence assessment. Frontline AIDS. Africa Centre for Evidence. Positive Action. South Africa. 

13. 2019: National Research Foundation funding and priority outcomes / National Research Foundation and Sustainable Development Goals. Likhwa Ncube. Promise Nduku. Elton Mpinyuri. Africa Centre for Evidence, South Africa.  

14. 2019: Policy-relevant rapid response on land reform in South Africa. Africa Centre for Evidence. South Africa.  

15. 2018-2019: A scoping review of rapid synthesis services to support evidence-informed decision-making. Carina van Rooyen, Steven Chen, Likhwa Ncube, Kathy Huang, Natalie Tannous, Laurenz Langer. (Not public). 

16. 2018: Rapid synthesis of research evidence on land degradation in KwaZulu-Natal. Natalie Tannous, Laurenz Langer, Carina van Rooyen. Centre for Environmental Collaboration. Africa Centre for Evidence.

17. 2018: Scoping Review assessing the evidence used to support the adoption of mobile (mHealth) technologies for the education and training of community health workers (CHWs) in low-income and middle-income countries. Niall Winters, Laurenz Langer, Anne Geniets. BMJ Open.

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18. 2017: Decision tools for ecosystem services and poverty alleviation: A rapid evidence assessment. Ruth Stewart, Charity Chisoro, Mary Opondo, Natalie Tannous, Carina van Rooyen. Africa Centre for Evidence.

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19. 2017: Does governance type in protected areas matter for poverty? A rapid assessment of the evidence of sub-Saharan Africa. Yvonne Erasmus, Laurenz Langer. Africa Centre for Evidence.

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20. 2017: Marine resources management on multi-dimensional poverty in sub-Saharan Africa? A rapid evidence assessment report. Carina Van Rooyen, Natalie Tannous. Africa Centre for Evidence.

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21. 2017: Methods used in ecosystem services and poverty alleviation research: A rapid assessment. Carina Van Rooyen, Mary Opondo, Charity Chisoro, Natalie Tannous, Ruth Stewart. Africa Centre for Evidence.

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22. 2016: Overview and Analysis of Policy Models for the Integration and Innovative Use of Digital Technologies in Education and Training (DigEduPol). Chapter 2: A review of literature on policies integrating digital technologies in E&T systems. Africa Centre for Evidence. South Africa. 

23. 2015: Voices from the global south on sport for development and peace. Laurenz Langer. African Journal for Physical, Health Education and Recreation and Dance. 

24. 2014-current: Contracted systematic review collaboration and support with the following organisations 

  • International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
  • EEG
  • University College London (UCL) – Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating (EPPI) Centre
  • McMaster Health Forum
  • SOAS University of London
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

25. 2014: What have we learnt from the application of systematic review methodology in international development? – a thematic overview. Laurenz Langer, Ruth Stewart. Journal of Development Effectiveness. 

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26. 2014: Rural and agricultural development evidence database: systematic reviews and meta-analyses. International Fund for Agricultural Development. Africa Centre for Evidence.