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Tracy Zussman - Publications and Data Coordinator

Knowledge and Communications for Development
T: +44 (0)1273 915780
E: t.zussman@ids.ac.uk

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Administrator:
Poppy Bardwell

Tracy has over 20 years' experience of working to deliver online development information resources. Having previously worked in engineering and development libraries, she was pleased to become part of the team that built Eldis into a major development knowledge product. Eldis started at a time when the Internet was in its infancy, but the team knew they were getting involved in something important.

Tracy is currently contributing editor to the Eldis website, sourcing and maintaining content on a wide range of topic areas. She manages external partner relationships which enable contributing organisations to include their material on Eldis. She also edits and compiles News features and Blog posts relevant to Eldis users.

Strengthening Networks and Building Relationships to Increase the Impact of Global Development Research

Development research can contribute to improvements in policy and practice, research capacity and evidence-based policymaking processes. Achieving these kinds of impacts is most often a complex, multifaceted, political and contested process that, ultimately, depends on changing the attitudes and behaviours of key actors. This Learning Guide seeks to draw out some of the key lessons on successful approaches to developing and maintaining effective relationships and strong networks for impact. More details