Q:What is Evidence On Demand?
A: Evidence On Demand is an information hub providing access to quality assured resources on issues involving climate & environment, infrastructure and livelihoods. Our easy-to-navigate website hosts a comprehensive document library, up-to-the-minute listings of relevant courses and events, and online learning materials. If the information you need isn't here, you may be able to commission tailored resources and technical assistance through our helpdesk or consultancy services. The helpdesk team deal with desk-based enquiries, while the consultancy services team source consultants or bespoke teams of consultants to carry out the precise work you need. For more information on accessing these services please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Q:What is the timeframe for commissioning work?
A: If your organisation has an agreement with us then you can use our helpdesk and consultancy services very quickly. The Evidence On Demand helpdesk team responds to enquiries that require desk-based inputs of up to five days and can usually source expertise within 24 hours from within our core partners. Our consultancy services team endeavour to put forward the best possible individuals or teams of consultants within ten days of receiving a formal terms of reference. If your organisation would like to know more about these services and how to sign up please contact email@example.com
Q:How does Evidence On Demand ensure quality?
A: Outputs generated by our helpdesk and consultancy services are rigorously quality assured. They are vetted by our helpdesk manager and consultancy services manager respectively; and by our team of technical coordinators covering Climate & Environment, Infrastructure and Livelihoods. Topic Guides produced by the Evidence on Demand service are peer reviewed. and we welcome feedback at all times from users of our service and products.
Q:How does Evidence On Demand mainstream gender?
A: As part of the Evidence On Demand knowledge product quality assurance process, authors, service managers, technical coordinators and peer reviewers make use of a gender mainstreaming checklist. This has been put together by gender specialists from the Institute of Development Studies.