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Presentation by Martin Parr (CABI) at the 2010 IAALD World Congress - 26-29 April 2010, Montpellier, France

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 April 27th 2009 IAALD 2010, Montpellier Martin Parr (CIMRC & CABI)
    • 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 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?
    • 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 has major operations ● Open Access collections
    • 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 feedback. Use Video to stimulate debate
    • 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)