This book explores the critical role that local knowledge plays in public policy processes as well as its role in the co-production of policy relevant knowledge with the scientific and professional communities.
Kharisma Nugroho is a research associate at the Indonesian Alliance for Policy Research (ARK Indonesia). Fred Carden is Principal at Using Evidence Inc., and was Senior Research Advisor to the Knowledge Sector Initiative in Indonesia (2013-2017). Hans Antlov is Technical Advisor at RTI International's Knowledge Sector Initiative in Indonesia.
Introduction: local knowledge matters! Forms of knowledge and policy influence Local knowledge in democratic policy making Stories of local knowledge Generating and managing local knowledge Using local knowledge in policy making Conclusion: improving public policy through local assets