Research and Policy in Development

Working at the interface between knowledge, policy and practice, RAPID occupies a unique place in ODI’s range of expert teams. We are dedicated to improving the integration of local knowledge and research-based evidence into policy-making. We work with researchers, think tanks, civil society, donors and governments to develop capacity for policy influence and evidence-informed policy-making.


Achieving sustainable policy influence


ROMA is an online guide to improving policy engagement, with practical tools & advice on fostering sustainable policy influence.

Jessica Mackenzie interview with the Knowledge Sector Initiative

What makes a good government think tank?


Jessica Mackenzie discusses what works and what doesn't when setting up a government think tank, based on a new study for Indonesia.

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