The Need for Evidence-based Policy Planning and Implementation: Data, Tools, Technologies, Platforms
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"The Need for Evidence-based Policy Planning and Implementation: Data, Tools, Technologies, Platforms" presented by Ousmane Badiane at 10th CAADP PP Meeting Durban, South Africa March 19-21, 2014

"The Need for Evidence-based Policy Planning and Implementation: Data, Tools, Technologies, Platforms" presented by Ousmane Badiane at 10th CAADP PP Meeting Durban, South Africa March 19-21, 2014

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The Need for Evidence-based Policy Planning and Implementation: Data, Tools, Technologies, Platforms The Need for Evidence-based Policy Planning and Implementation: Data, Tools, Technologies, Platforms Presentation Transcript

  • IFPRI/Badiane OUSMANE BADIANE Director for Africa International Food Policy Research Institute THE NEED FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION DATA, TOOLS, TECHNOLOGIES, PLATFORMS
  • CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY STEPS I. DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE AND OBJECTIVE DRIVEN STRATEGY FRAMEWORK WITH LIMITED SET OF CLEAR TARGETS (e.g. CAADP / NAIPS) II. EVALUATE BASELINE EFFORTS AGAINST DEFINED TARGETS CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF CHALLENGE AHEAD III. SPECIFY ALTERNATIVE ACTION SCENARIOS AND OUTCOMES BASELINES - MILESTONES - ACTION TARGETS - TOOLS IV. SET UP BENCHMARKING AND LEARNING MECHANISMS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS INFRASTRUCTURE V. ESTABLISH POLICY REVIEW AND DIALOGUE PLATFORM INCLUSIVE FORA AT DIFFERENT LEVELS IFPRI/Badiane
  • LINKING ANALYSIS, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND POLICY: GOVERNMENTS AND POLICY MAKING ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCH AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS IFPRI/Badiane CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ROLES AND ACTIONS
  • LINKING ANALYSIS, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND POLICY: CARRIER POLICY PROCESSES ANCHOR ORGANIZATIONS OPERATIONAL ACTORS GOVERNMENTS AND POLICY MAKING ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCH AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS IFPRI/Badiane CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ROLES AND ACTIONS
  • LINKING ANALYSIS, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND POLICY: CARRIER POLICY PROCESSES ANCHOR ORGANIZATIONS OPERATIONAL ACTORS DEFINE CLEAR STRATEGY, PROGRAMS, AND ACTION AGENDA COORDINATE GOV ACTION, EMPOWER LOCAL ADM; WORK WITH CSO INVEST IN GOV EXPERTISE; BE INCLUSIVE OF NON STATE ACTORS GOVERNMENTS AND POLICY MAKING ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCH AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS IFPRI/Badiane CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ROLES AND ACTIONS
  • LINKING ANALYSIS, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND POLICY: CARRIER POLICY PROCESSES ANCHOR ORGANIZATIONS OPERATIONAL ACTORS DEFINE CLEAR STRATEGY, PROGRAMS, AND ACTION AGENDA COORDINATE GOV ACTION, EMPOWER LOCAL ADM; WORK WITH CSO INVEST IN GOV EXPERTISE; BE INCLUSIVE OF NON STATE ACTORS ALIGN RESEARCH AND CD AGENDA WITH POLICY AGENDA ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS WITH LEADING ORGANIZATIONS LEAVE YOUR DESK, AND LABS, GET OUT, ENGAGE GOVERNMENTS AND POLICY MAKING ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCH AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS IFPRI/Badiane CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ROLES AND ACTIONS
  •  You need data before you need them!  What to do / How: o Data clusters: production, trade, hh status, prices, costs, expenditures, etc o Working Groups/Task Forces: bureau of statistics; NARs; data units in finance; trade, sector ministries o Common platform: harmonized standards and exchange protocols 1. IMPROVED DATA SYSTEMS CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ELEMENTS
  •  A serious policy maker has to have constant access to a high quality technical team.  What to do/How: o Network: build AND maintain a network of leading national centers of expertise o Engagement: create mechanism with a plan to engage and use local expertise  agreement on long term strategic research  vehicle for ad hoc, short term technical input 2. READY-TO-USE TOP EXPERTISE CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ELEMENTS
  •  Oil the system!  What/how: o Dream team: assemble qualified team, first from existing staff, later dedicated team o Feed the beast: define demand for policy research and link to research networks o Connect!: ensure access to evidence and its use in policy formulation 3. EFFECTIVE COORDINATION / BROKERING FUNCTION CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ELEMENTS
  •  Cultivate knowledge.  What/how: o Infrastructure: create up-to-date IT platform o Knowledge base: build, maintain, and expand knowledge base: start with collecting existing key data, reports, and policy documents o Right to know: eliminate barriers to accessing knowledge o Never Forget: build memory of actions, processeses, outcomes – lessons learning to avoid past mistakes 4. OPERATIONAL KNOWLEDGEMENT MANAGEMENT CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ELEMENTS
  • Collective wisdom is best What/how: o Dialogue platform: institute broad, informed debate about key strategic issues and choices o Review culture: evaluate and track commitments, performance and progress 5. INCLUSIVE POLICY DIALOGUE CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION KEY ELEMENTS
  • IFPRI/Badiane Revamped web-based review and benchmarking tool Published 2013 Annual Trends And Outlook Report (ATOR) Organized annual ReSAKSS Conference Signed first 3 of 15 agreements To set up country SAKSS* platforms 2013 CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION THE ReSAKSS EXPERIENCE
  • IFPRI/BadianeSource: Benin, S. CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION TRACKING CAADP INDICATORS
  • IFPRI/Badiane 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Angola Benin Botswana BurkinaFaso Burundi Cameroon CentralAfrican… Chad Comoros Congo,Dem.Rep. Congo,Rep. Côted'Ivoire Djibouti Egypt Ethiopia Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda STP Senegal Seychelles SierraLeone Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe 0 5 10 15 20 25 Angola Benin Botswana BurkinaFaso Burundi Cameroon CentralAfrican… Chad Comoros Congo,Dem.Rep. Congo,Rep. Côted'Ivoire Djibouti Egypt Ethiopia Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda STP Senegal Seychelles SierraLeone Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe Annual Average (1995-2003) CAADP 10% target CAADP 10% target Annual Average (2003-2010) Source: Benin, S. CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION TRACKING CAADP INDICATORS
  • LIBRARY OF MODELS . 4 CGE (gbl., reg., country) . 6 Partial Equilibrium . Trade econometrics . Poverty anallysis tools . TASTE: Tariff simulation DATA BASES . 250 data sets . >100 hh/ag surveys; SAMs . Documentation . Quality control . TRAINING AND GRANTS . 8 Training courses in 2013 . 20 grants in 2013 ~ research ~ Mentoring ~ Conferences ~ Publications 148 members 29 countries ~ 30% female CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION BUILDING EXPERTISE
  • IFPRI/Badiane Policy Analysis Units Think Tanks, Central Bank Statistics Bureaus, Universities, FBOs Parliament, PS, FBOs, Donors, Directors Meets Demand Supply Strategic Research Policy Analysis Knowledge Brokering Oversight, Review and Policy Dialogue •Identify and express knowledge gaps •Synthesize knowledge •Mobilize and coordinate knowledge generation •Facilitate training •… •Link existing knowledge centers •Develop analytical expertise •Carry out research to fill knowledge gaps •…  Credence of SAKSS in CAADP process  Governance  Channel knowledge and evidence to policy makers • … Source: Benin, S. CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION THE COUNTRY SAKSS
  • IFPRI/Badiane Policy Analysis Units Think Tanks, Central Bank Statistics Bureaus, Universities, FBOs Parliament, PS, FBOs, Donors, Directors Level 100 Rationale and Concepts (Policy goals, inputs, outcomes, impact) Level 200 Concepts and Application (Policy Analysis; Outreach) Level 300 … Application and Modeling (CGE, Econometrics, Data Work) CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION LINKING DATA TO ANALAYIS TO POLICY
  • • Strategic analysis: data, tools, and analysis for monitoring key growth and poverty-reduction priorities and assessing the impacts of interventions to address key questions • Knowledge management – develop a common pool of up-to-date information on key indicators to support policy planning, analysis, and dialogue – document lessons for improving future growth and poverty reduction strategies • Capacity strengthening and policy communication – collaborate and work closely with national and regional networks of partners in doing above – facilitate access to and share results and knowledge with policymakers and others through various media and interactions CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION MAIN ACTIVITIES OF COUNTRY SAKSS
  • IFPRI/Badiane Benin, Burkina, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, 1. Capacity Needs Self-Assessment 2. Capacity Strengthening Strategy 3. Action Plan 4. Tors and Work Plan 5. Sign agreement with ReSAKSS KEY STEPS to set up country * Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support Systems (SAKSS) CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR EVIDENCE BASED POLICY PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION PROGRESS IN SETTING UP COUNTRY SAKSS
  • REVIEW, BENCHMARKING, AND LEARNING TOOLS - e-ATLAS
  • REVIEW, BENCHMARKING, AND LEARNING TOOLS - JSR