International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) a leading non-profit organization along with Zyxware Technologies conceptualized and created an Evidence Gap Map (EGM) to effectively measure policies and programs' impact in sectors like education, poverty, environment, and more.
evidence gap maps
Data lies at the heart of policy-making and research funding in public services. Reliable data enables faster, more accurate, and impactful decision-making and resource allocation. But, there's one big challenge with research papers: they are scattered across the web and grey literature. Besides, this data is often technical and hard to access, which only experts can understand. Consequently, decision-makers find it cumbersome to filter the imperative knowledge needed to make effective policies and research in low and middle-income countries.