Posts Tagged ‘think tank’

Contextualising Ethics in a Dynamic World April 23, 2021 No Comments

On the one hand, research ethics are universal in that they have to do with respecting rights and dignity, not doing harm, and ensuring community participation in research and benefits to the communities where the research takes place. On the other, context is dynamic and plays a role in determining the ethical considerations in research processes. Tensions exist. How do [...]

The Think Tank Initiative grants US$110m to developing countries’ research institutes to boost public policies October 2, 2011 No Comments

Kathryn TOURE

Research Institutes in South Asia, Latin America and Africa have received a grant worth US$110 m from the Think Tank Initiative. Twenty three of these countries benefiting from the grant are from Africa including eleven from West and Central Africa. Elisabeth-Laure Njipwo spoke with Kathryn Toure, the West and Central Africa Regional Director for the International Development Research Center, IDRC.