Water Engineering and Development Centre

Knowledge management and outreach

Spreading the Word: Enhancing research dissemination strategies

Location Client Dates Value
UK, Bangladesh, Colombia, South Africa Department for International Development (DfID) UK 1998-2002 £129,000

WEDC staff involved:

Summary of project activities and outcomes:

This project was in two phases:

Phase 1: Analysis of common dissemination strategies used, problems and constraints experienced, and factors that aid effective dissemination.

Phase 2: Exploration of the needs of southern-based information users with regard to dissemination of research from DFID contractors. Development of an understanding of the relative merits of different dissemination media and possible indicators of the impact of dissemination.

Partners: EPRC, Bangladesh, CINARA, Colombia, MVULA TRUST, South Africa

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