The role of evidence in policymaking in Pakistan

The role of evidence in policymaking in Pakistan

Publication details

  • Tuesday | 20 Apr, 2021
  • Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Vaqar Ahmed, Sajid Amin Javed, Syed Qasim Ali Shah, Ahmed Awais Khaver, Mahnoor Arshad
  • Research Reports,Project Publications
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Executive summary
Strengthening Evidence Use for Development Impact (SEDI) is a five-year programme being implemented in three countries: Pakistan, Ghana, and Uganda. The programme began in 2019 and is organised around three main phases. The analytical phase was completed in March 2020 and has been followed by an inception phase, which is planned to run until January 2021. The implementation phase will run from February 2021 until July 2024. 

The programme seeks to address constraints on the demand for and use of evidence in policymaking, such as institutional barriers to the use of evidence, limited incentives to  improve the capacity to use evidence in policy processes, and insufficient coordination  between the users and suppliers of evidence......

 

This report has been compiled by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), and 
authored by the following people:
Macro-level: 
Vaqar Ahmed (SDPI)
Abid Qaiyum Suleri (SDPI)
Qasim Shah (SDPI)
Sajid Amin Javed (SDPI)
Ahmed Awais Khaver (SDPI)
Mahnoor Arshad (SDPI)
Amina Khan (Overseas Development Institute (ODI))
Arnaldo Pellini (ODI)

Economic development: 

Vaqar Ahmed (SDPI)
Abid Qaiyum Suleri (SDPI)
Qasim Shah (SDPI)
Sajid Amin Javed (SDPI)
Ahmed Awais Khaver (SDPI)
Mahnoor Arshad (SDPI)

Child labour:

Anees Jillani (SPARC)
Khalil Ahmed (SPARC)
Louise Shaxson (ODI)

Education: 

Mosharraf Zaidi (TABADLAB)
Umar Nadeem (TABADLAB)
Amna Zaidi (TABADLAB)

Advice has been provided by:

Carmen Leon-Himmelstine (INASP)
Alina Rocha Menocal (INASP)
Emily Hayter (INASP)
Clara Richards (INASP)
Badar Alam (SDPI)
Amjad Nazeer (Consultant)