May 29, 2019
In the October of last year, the LAB's Center for Development Research joined with UK Research and Innovation in Panama City to hold a joint workshop on best practices in measuring the impact of development research and innovation. Researchers, NGO's, Donors, and government representatives met together for 2 days to identify challenges to achieving impact and to brainstorm solutions. This report summarizes the key discussions, leanings and recommendations that emerged during the workshop. It reflects some of the challenges in measuring research impact and provides a few recommendations and best practices for setting up partnerships that can increase the ability to create and measure the developmental impact of research and innovation.