Outcome mapping and research into use: analysing monitoring data for effective strategies
This article by Balls and Nurova (2020) was published in Development in Practice. The paper analyses outcome mapping data to uncover effective strategies for engaging practitioners and policymakers with research projects. The project focuses on SHARE and the four countries it works in - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. The article identifies three emerging themes: early engagement, using existing and new forums and seizing opportunities. It discusses the contextual difference and the relevance of outcome mapping methodology for research into use and is relevant for those seeking to engage and influence stakeholders with their research and programmes.