These briefs summarise 3ie-funded systematic reviews and provide main findings and implications for policy, programming and further research.
Using a life-cycle approach to target WASH policies and programmes in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Published: March 21, 2018
The brief summarises the findings of a systematic review of the effectiveness oftwo main approaches to targetting populations in programmes and policies to reduce barriers to accessing WASH services and strategies during the MDGs.The review includes evidence from 11 Sub-Saharan African and South Asian countries.
- Creating active labour markets: how to improve employment outcomes for young women and men
- Community-based health insurance: how to promote effective and equitable coverage?
- Handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in WASH interventions
- Does agricultural certification improve well-being?
- What factors impact the effectiveness of emergency WASH interventions?
- Does community-based rehabilitation improve lives of people with disabilities?
- Measuring spillovers matters
- What is the impact of education programmes on children's learning and school participation?
- What is the evidence on smallholder agriculture interventions in Africa?
- Do self-help groups empower women? Evidence from a systematic review
- Do programmes outside the formal education system improve children’s literacy in developing countries?
- What works in addressing the needs of street-connected children and young people
- Quality education for all children?
- Zero child hunger: breaking the cycle of malnutrition
- Safe drinking water. Who is willing to pay the price?
- Focus on Female Genital Mutilation
- Access to health: How to reduce child and maternal mortality?