Research4Development
Managing and Sharing DFID’s Research Evidence
                                     April 27th 2009
  ...
DFID spent
 £86 million on Research in
   2005, spent upwards of
£136 million in 2007, and £220
       million by 2010
How is DFID’s Research funding
              spent?
● In what sectors?
● In what countries?
● How is research programme co...
www.research4development.info
‘a service, not a site’
Opening Access to Research
●   Feeds and email alerts available for 30 key subject areas and all countries
    where DFID ...
From bbc.co.uk website, 23 April 2010
http://www.practicalparticipation.co.uk/tools/aiddata/tags/tagline/demo.php
Communicating research stories

●   Add News and Blog content to put the research evidence into context and
    encourage ...
http://cabiblog.typepad.com/
http://www.twitter.com/cabi_news
www.Research4development.info

soon to be:

www.dfid.gov.uk/R4D


Martin Parr (m.parr@cabi.org)
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Presentation by Martin Parr (CABI) at the 2010 IAALD World Congress - 26-29 April 2010, Montpellier, France

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Research4Development : Managing and Sharing DFID's Research Evidence

  1. 1. Research4Development Managing and Sharing DFID’s Research Evidence April 27th 2009 IAALD 2010, Montpellier Martin Parr (CIMRC & CABI)
  2. 2. DFID spent £86 million on Research in 2005, spent upwards of £136 million in 2007, and £220 million by 2010
  3. 3. How is DFID’s Research funding spent? ● In what sectors? ● In what countries? ● How is research programme contributing to the reduction of poverty, the uptake of new technology and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals? ● How should research funding be directed in future?
  4. 4. www.research4development.info
  5. 5. ‘a service, not a site’
  6. 6. Opening Access to Research ● Feeds and email alerts available for 30 key subject areas and all countries where DFID has major operations ● Open Access collections
  7. 7. From bbc.co.uk website, 23 April 2010
  8. 8. http://www.practicalparticipation.co.uk/tools/aiddata/tags/tagline/demo.php
  9. 9. Communicating research stories ● Add News and Blog content to put the research evidence into context and encourage feedback. Use Video to stimulate debate
  10. 10. http://cabiblog.typepad.com/ http://www.twitter.com/cabi_news
  11. 11. www.Research4development.info soon to be: www.dfid.gov.uk/R4D Martin Parr (m.parr@cabi.org)

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