Publications of Stella Ladi

Approaches to Measuring Capacity and Capacity-Building for Policy-Research

This background paper has been developed by the Center for Policy Studies at the request of the Global Development Network. The paper is part of Phase II of the Bridging Research and Policy project of the Global Development Network. The objective of the paper is to contribute to a clearer understanding of what capacities are needed to conduct policy-relevant research in the context of developing and transition countries, and to review the relevant experiences on the best approaches for capacity building.