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.

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How do you invest in evidence?

Lessons from a UK department on how to take a strategic approach to using evidence in policy-making.

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