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Knowledge systems and RAPID framework for impact assessments

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978 1 925136 42 6
Davila, F., Sloan, T. and van Kerkhoff,

This report contributes towards the focus on the social
and policy dimensions of impact. The report has
two major parts. First, a new framework for impact
assessments is presented. The framework integrates
two distinct literatures that link research with policy
outcomes. Knowledge systems (Cash et al. 2003) and
the research and policy for development (RAPID)
literatures (Overseas Development Institute 2004) are
proposed as tools to analyse how knowledge flows