These briefs highlight instances of evidence use from 3ie-supported studies. The link between evidence and its use is often not immediate or directly attributable. Through various sources like grant documents and in-depth interviews with key stakeholders, these briefs investigate how context, actors and other mechanisms contribute to uptake and use of evidence.
Published: Sept. 28, 2017
In Uganda, vitamin A deficiency is a health challenge, with 28 per cent of preschool children estimated to be deficient. To address this issue, the international organisation HarvestPlus has been promoting vitamin A-enriched orange sweet potato (OSP) to improve the diets of the poor. HarvestPlus commissioned evaluations to assess the impact of OSP on health and on farmers’ adoption of ...