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Research outputs: POLICY FORMULATION

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2018 Tackling energy, climate and development challenges in Africa

In order to fulfill multiple sustainable development targets, most prominently human development, poverty eradication and climate change mit...

2018 African youth inclusion: paying attention to the second decade of life and monitoring the transition to adulthood

This study was conceptualised with the belief that an assessment of what young people consider to be the effects of these policies, an objec...

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2017 Informing policy-making with systemic reviews and evidence gap maps

This policy brief introduces systematic reviews and evidence gap maps as two relatively new types of synthesised evidence. It explains why t...

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2017 Promoting a science, technology and innovation policy for inclusive development in South Africa

The authors address the following question in this policy brief: "How are current public policy goals and instruments aligned with the Depar...

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