The 2018 mentors

Initiative

The mentors for the 2018 cohort are: Ajoy Datta (OTT Research associate): Ajoy has 16 years of experience in international development with a focus on improving policy influencing and decision-making practices. He spent nine of those years as a researcher at the Overseas Development Institute’s Research and...

January 9, 2019

The 2018 Fellows

Initiative

Meet the 2018 OTT-TTI Fellows Alejandra Teran was born in La Paz, Bolivia. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” and a Diploma in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis from the Universidad Privada Boliviana. Alejandra is currently a Junior...

January 9, 2019

Twelve ways to decide what actions to take

By Ajoy Datta

In this post we provide twelve suggestions on what you might do to support policymakers to improve their use of evidence. Do you work within or beyond formal constraints identified by the ‘evidence context’ study? You’ll need to decide if...

December 17, 2018

Core funding unexpected (positives)

By Enrique Mendizabal

Core funding from foreign aid funders for think tanks in developing countries does not seem like a revolutionary idea - but it is. Think about it: a funder provides long term funding for an organisation to decide, with minimum or no interference,...

December 14, 2018

The 2018 mentors

Initiative

The mentors for the 2018 cohort are: Ajoy Datta (OTT Research associate): Ajoy has 16 years of experience in international development with a focus on improving policy influencing and decision-making practices. He spent nine of those years as a researcher at the Overseas Development Institute’s Research and...

January 9, 2019

The 2018 Fellows

Initiative

Meet the 2018 OTT-TTI Fellows Alejandra Teran was born in La Paz, Bolivia. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” and a Diploma in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis from the Universidad Privada Boliviana. Alejandra is currently a Junior...

January 9, 2019

Twelve ways to decide what actions to take

By Ajoy Datta

In this post we provide twelve suggestions on what you might do to support policymakers to improve their use of evidence. Do you work within or beyond formal constraints identified by the ‘evidence context’ study? You’ll need to decide if...

December 17, 2018

Core funding unexpected (positives)

By Enrique Mendizabal

Core funding from foreign aid funders for think tanks in developing countries does not seem like a revolutionary idea - but it is. Think about it: a funder provides long term funding for an organisation to decide, with minimum or no interference,...

December 14, 2018