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Online public consultation in Brazil – Interview with Fabro Steibel

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) recently published an interview with Fabro Steibel, one of the authors of the chapter on online public policy consultations, Policy, research and online public consultations in Brazil and Uruguay, published in Comunica’s recent book, Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy. The interview, in Spanish only, is […]

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Educación 2020 – Interview with Eduardo Araya

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) recently published an interview with Eduardo Araya, one of the authors of the chapter on Educación 2020 published in Comunica’s recent book, Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy. The interview, in Spanish only, is on the APC website.

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Interview on Impact 2.0

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) recently published an interview with Bruce Girard, one of the editors of Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy. The interview, in Spanish only, is on the APC website. According to APC, they will soon publish interviews with Eduardo Araya, co-author of the chapter on Educación 2020 […]

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Documenting challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the University of the West Indies cooperated on a pilot project to use participatory video to help the fishers of Blanchisseuse, a small Trinidad and Tobago fishing community, document challenges of fishing in their community and share these with partners who can help them to address these problems. […]

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Out To Sea on the Internet

Out To Sea: The Decline of the Sea Egg Fishery is the title of a documentary film directed by Lyn Marie Davis of the MarGov Project.Lyn Marie was one of the participants at last year’s workshop “Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy” and the video is the product of one of […]

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Video: Linking research and policy

Based on interviews and participant comments recorded during the workshop “Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy” held in Kingston, Jamaica in February 2011, this video looks at why and how researchers communicate with policymakers, the media and the public. The video includes comments from IDRC president, David Malone; Monte Solberg and […]

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Caribbean Impact 2.0

Thirty-five people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, participated in Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy, a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop was the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy. It covered fundamentals in data visualisation techniques, […]

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New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop 22-23 Feb ’11

The expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research & policy will hold an initial workshop on 22-23 February 2011 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. Summary Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop is the initial […]

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Follow up to the workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”

Before the year ends I want to let you know what we have been doing and thinking about as follow-up to the discussions we had on Communicating Research for Policy Influence during last July’s workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”.

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Welcome to Impact 2 point 0!

This website will be used to plan and discuss capacity building activities on new mechanisms for communicating research for policy influence. Policy development is a complex process and there are many reasons why even the best arguments backed by solid research can fail to be heard or to be acted on. Decision makers are barraged […]

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