International Research, Education and Capacity Building

Helping to inform research efforts around the world aimed at improving the quality of research and evaluations available to policymakers

Research, commentary, and events

  • Project

    Evaluation of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)

    The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) aims to support cutting-edge research to address the challenges faced by low- and middle-income countries. Researchers are undergoing a 5-year evaluation to assess whether GCRF is on course to deliver impact.

    28 Sep 2022

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    Economic benefits of malaria control

    Investing in malaria vaccination for children in sub-Saharan Africa not only helps in reducing malaria cases and deaths, it could also have long term macroeconomic benefits according to an economic model researchers developed.

    09 Jan 2020

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    Evaluation suggests next steps for Dance4Life

    Dance4life, an international youth initiative to raise awareness and promote prevention of HIV/AIDS, developed and piloted a new programme and implementation model. An evaluation of the pilot found many successes but also areas where improvements could be made.

    21 Nov 2018

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    Supporting the OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment in Morocco

    As part of a larger OECD effort, RAND Europe researchers analysed the strengths and challenges of Morocco's current approach for teacher appraisal and provided four actionable policy recommendations as well as advice for implementing improvements.

    23 Jul 2018

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    Evaluating the Impact of EU R&D into PRNDs

    EU-funded research and development into poverty-related and neglected diseases has had a significant impact on strengthening research capacity in low- and middle-income countries, but its effects on encouraging universal health coverage is less clear.

    21 Feb 2018