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Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment

Tallis, H., Kreis, K., Olander, L., Ringler, C., Ameyaw, D., Borsuk, M. E., Fletschner, D., Game, E., Gilligan, D. O., Jeuland, M., Kennedy, G., Masuda, Y. J., Mehta, S., Miller, N., Parker, M., Pollino, C., Rajaratnam, J., Wilkie, D., Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Ajayi, O. C., Alderman, H., Arhonditsis, G., Azevedo, I., Badola, R., Bailis, R., Balvanera, P., Barbour, E., Bardini, M., Barton, D. N., Baumgartner, J., Benton, T. G., Bobrow, E., Bossio, D., Bostrom, A., Braimoh, A., Brondizio, E., Brown, J., Bryant, B. P., Calder, R. S., Chaplin-Kramer, B., Cullen, A., DeMello, N., Dickinson, K. L., Ebi, K. L., Eves, H. E., Fanzo, J., Ferraro, P. J., Fisher, B., Frongillo, E. A., Galford, G., Garrity, D., Gatere, L., Grieshop, A. P., Grigg, N. J., Groves, C., Gugerty, M. K., Hamm, M., Hou, X., Huang, C., Imhoff, M., Jack, D., Jones, A. D., Kelsey, R., Kothari, M., Kumar, R., Lachat, C., Larsen, A., Lawrence, M., DeClerck, F., Levin, P. S., Mabaya, E., Gibson, J. M. D., McDonald, R. I., Mace, G., Maertens, R., Mangale, D. I., Martino, R., Mason, S., Mehta, L., Meinzen-Dick, R., Merz, B., Msangi, S., Murray, G., Murray, K. A., Naude, C. E., Newlands, N. K., Nkonya, E., Peterman, A., Petruney, T., Possingham, H., Puri, J., Remans, R., Remlinger, L., Ricketts, T. H., Reta, B., Robinson, B. E., Roe, D., Rosenthal, J. and Shen, G. 2019, Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment, Current opinion in environmental sustainability, vol. 39, pp. 81-93, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.09.004.

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Title Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment
Author(s) Tallis, H.
Kreis, K.
Olander, L.
Ringler, C.
Ameyaw, D.
Borsuk, M. E.
Fletschner, D.
Game, E.
Gilligan, D. O.
Jeuland, M.
Kennedy, G.
Masuda, Y. J.
Mehta, S.
Miller, N.
Parker, M.
Pollino, C.
Rajaratnam, J.
Wilkie, D.
Zhang, W.
Ahmed, S.
Ajayi, O. C.
Alderman, H.
Arhonditsis, G.
Azevedo, I.
Badola, R.
Bailis, R.
Balvanera, P.
Barbour, E.
Bardini, M.
Barton, D. N.
Baumgartner, J.
Benton, T. G.
Bobrow, E.
Bossio, D.
Bostrom, A.
Braimoh, A.
Brondizio, E.
Brown, J.
Bryant, B. P.
Calder, R. S.
Chaplin-Kramer, B.
Cullen, A.
DeMello, N.
Dickinson, K. L.
Ebi, K. L.
Eves, H. E.
Fanzo, J.
Ferraro, P. J.
Fisher, B.
Frongillo, E. A.
Galford, G.
Garrity, D.
Gatere, L.
Grieshop, A. P.
Grigg, N. J.
Groves, C.
Gugerty, M. K.
Hamm, M.
Hou, X.
Huang, C.
Imhoff, M.
Jack, D.
Jones, A. D.
Kelsey, R.
Kothari, M.
Kumar, R.
Lachat, C.
Larsen, A.
Lawrence, M.ORCID iD for Lawrence, M.
DeClerck, F.
Levin, P. S.
Mabaya, E.
Gibson, J. M. D.
McDonald, R. I.
Mace, G.
Maertens, R.
Mangale, D. I.
Martino, R.
Mason, S.
Mehta, L.
Meinzen-Dick, R.
Merz, B.
Msangi, S.
Murray, G.
Murray, K. A.
Naude, C. E.
Newlands, N. K.
Nkonya, E.
Peterman, A.
Petruney, T.
Possingham, H.
Puri, J.
Remans, R.
Remlinger, L.
Ricketts, T. H.
Reta, B.
Robinson, B. E.
Roe, D.
Rosenthal, J.
Shen, G.
Journal name Current opinion in environmental sustainability
Volume number 39
Start page 81
End page 93
Total pages 13
Publisher Elseiver
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2019-08
ISSN 1877-3435
Summary © 2019 The Authors Although health, development, and environment challenges are interconnected, evidence remains fractured across sectors due to methodological and conceptual differences in research and practice. Aligned methods are needed to support Sustainable Development Goal advances and similar agendas. The Bridge Collaborative, an emergent research-practice collaboration, presents principles and recommendations that help harmonize methods for evidence generation and use. Recommendations were generated in the context of designing and evaluating evidence of impact for interventions related to five global challenges (stabilizing the global climate, making food production sustainable, decreasing air pollution and respiratory disease, improving sanitation and water security, and solving hunger and malnutrition) and serve as a starting point for further iteration and testing in a broader set of contexts and disciplines. We adopted six principles and emphasize three methodological recommendations: (1) creation of compatible results chains, (2) consideration of all relevant types of evidence, and (3) evaluation of strength of evidence using a unified rubric. We provide detailed suggestions for how these recommendations can be applied in practice, streamlining efforts to apply multi-objective approaches and/or synthesize evidence in multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary teams. These recommendations advance the necessary process of reconciling existing evidence standards in health, development, and environment, and initiate a common basis for integrated evidence generation and use in research, practice, and policy design.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.09.004
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Field of Research MD Multidisciplinary
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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