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These briefs summarise findings or provide highlights of 3ie working papers – a series that focusses on current debates in evidence generation and use. Policy-relevant papers in the working paper series also synthesise findings of mixed-method impact evaluations and systematic reviews to offer new analyses and recommendations.



Evaluating advocacy initiatives: what works?

Published: June 7, 2018

In recent decades, advocacy programmes have proliferated, particularly in development programming. They have aimed to establish or change policy and legislation, bring about positive change within an organisation, or target behavioural and attitudinal change amongst individuals or communities.

This brief is based on a 3ie working paper that reviewed 56 impact evaluations and used positive deviance analysis to identify factors ...


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