The Unusual Suspect
Research Project about private sector involvement in knowledge brokering for international development, supported by NWO-WOTRO Science for Using Research (SURe).
Author Archives: Sarah Cummings
Written by Arthur Rempel and Yannicke Goris On 6 November 2019, The Broker – the Unusual Suspect’s knowledge brokering partner – hosted the Broker Day. Joined by policymakers, academics, and representatives from the private sector and civil society, The … Continue reading
The Unusual Suspect team are looking forward to this year’s Broker Day which will take place on 6 November 2019 (13:00–18:00) in the Hague at the Bazaar of Ideas, organized by The Broker: Connecting world’s of knowledge. The Broker is … Continue reading
Sarah Cummings of the Unusual Suspect team will making the presentation Knowledge brokering with the private sector in multi-stakeholder partnership: lessons and ways forward at the forthcoming Knowledge for Development Partnership Conference on 25-26 September to be held at the … Continue reading
On 15 May 2019, an interview Unpacking the private sector with Sarah Cummings, written by Yannicke Goris and Arthur Rempel on The Broker as part of its Inclusive Economy Africa Programme.
The article published by the Unusual Suspect team in the ISI-ranked journal Information Development in October 2018 has been identified as the journal’s most read article, having been read 556 times since in the last 6 months. It can be found … Continue reading
In October 2018, Sarah Cummings and Edith van Ewijk published an article on Expanding the evidence base on knowledge brokering in international development which presents the preliminary results of the three projects of the Science for Using Research (SURe) programme, including … Continue reading
On 15 October 2018, a new blog Breaking down silos is the first step towards fruitful policy making was published on the Broker Online by Suzanne Kiwanuka of the Unusual suspects team. In the blog, Suzanne Kiwanuka emphasizes the need … Continue reading
On 27 June 2018, I made a presentation in the session on What role for the private sector in challenging global inequality? at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Development Studies Association, held at the University of Manchester, UK. The session … Continue reading
The Unusual Suspect team took part in a one-day meeting on 3 April 2018 at the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague, where we presented our results. Given that the project started on 1 September 2017, we were effectively … Continue reading
Sarah Cummings – Knowledge is a catalyst and an indispensable ingredient in all human progress and development. Despite this, as many commentators are discovering, knowledge is missing from Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. But recent developments seem to … Continue reading