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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.



Does community-driven development build social cohesion or infrastructure?

Published: March 13, 2018

In community-driven development programmes, community members are in charge of identifying, implementing and maintaining externally funded development projects. This brief is based on the findings of a synthesis study that assesses how these programmes have evolved over the years and examines what their impacts have been.

The authors synthesised evidence from process evaluations and qualitative research to examine the factors ...


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