There are a variety of methods for actively involving wider audiences and affected communities in public policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. This is a working resource page so email us additional links.
There are many interesting conferences, networks and events for learning more about evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) and evidence synthesis on the African continent.
The National Policy Development Framework aims to regulate policy management processes in South Africa and embed the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System in the policymaking process.
In 2016, the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and University of Johannesburg (UJ) published a 'Departmental Guidance Note' on the development of 'Policy Relevant Evidence Maps'.
Health Systems Evidence, an initiative of the McMaster Health Forum, is a database of research material to support evidence-informed decision-making around health systems.