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Kelly Shephard - Head of Knowledge, Impact and Policy

Open Knowledge and Digital Services Unit
T: +44 (0)1273 915795
E: k.shephard@ids.ac.uk

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Administrator:
Natalie Stewart

GODAN Action brings together agriculture and nutrition specialists and open data experts and will support GODAN in its mission by building people’s capacity to engage with open data

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Four year initiative that will seek to maximise the impact of research funded by the ESRC DFID Strategic Partnership.

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The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) identifies and supports innovations that have the potential to create social impact in education, health and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) across Tanzania.

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A participatory action-learning and knowledge sharing programme to improve WFPs gender-mainstreaming practices.

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IDS knowledge-sharing professionals are developing a prototype e-hub for gender experts in Nigeria

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The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) aims to improve the supply and accessibility of content that supports evidence informed policy making and practice by development actors.

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The aim of the Rapid Response Briefings (RRB) series is to support governments and development agencies in responding quickly to rapidly emerging phenomena and unexpected global events and understanding the impact they may have on development policy, practice and outcomes.

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MQSUN aims to provide DFID with technical services to improve the quality of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programmes. Services will be provided on a call down basis to DFID country offices over a period of four years.

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A partnership between Coffey, IDS and RICARDO AEA has been formed to improve mainstreaming and targeting of women and girls in the International Climate Fund.

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This is the cover to IDS Bulletin 481, 'Sex Education in the Digital Era'.

Sex Education in the Digital Era

IDS Bulletin 48.1 (2017)

Exploring sex and sexual relationships is an important part of adolescence, and therefore sex education should have a central role in adolescent emotional development as well as dealing with crucial public-health issues. More details

This is the front cover to IDS Practice Paper InBrief, 'Making the ‘Evolutionary Leap’: Using Open Knowledge Approaches to Improve Development Outcomes'.

Making the ‘Evolutionary Leap’: Using Open Knowledge Approaches to Improve Development Outcomes

IDS Practice Paper InBrief 25 (2016)

The starting point of the Open Knowledge Hub project was our belief that the adoption of so-called ‘Open Knowledge’ approaches had the potential to improve the impact of research evidence on development outcomes and address inequalities in the visibility, accessibility and uptake of diverse knowledge about development. More details