The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) aims to bridge the gaps among research, policy, and practice by enabling use of evidence in government decision making around development challenges. During this grant period, AFIDEP will strengthen a culture of evidence-informed decision making among African governments. It will do so by addressing barriers to evidence use, providing practical evidence and technical assistance to help governments institutionalize the use of evidence, and advancing learning and networking among experts in this emerging field.
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The African Institute for Development Policy Research and Dialogue is designed to bridge the gaps between research, policy, and practice in Africa The institute is growing its work in enabling African governments to consistently use evidence to inform policy formulation, resource allocation, and program implementation to accelerate achievement 0f the Sustainable Development Goals. The institute will help advance the Evidence-Informed Policymaking (EIP) strategy goals through its work across multiple African countries to strengthen institutional systems that facilitate evidence-informed decision making, expand and strengthen the EIP field by sharing lessons from promoting evidence use, and generate and translate evidence to inform policy decisions.