Scoping papers

3ie scoping papers help lay out the landscape of what evidence is known in a particular development sector.

3ie Scoping Papers identify the promising questions for research synthesis and the priority questions for further impact evaluation research. They analyse the existing supply of impact evaluation and systematic review evidence and the demand for such evidence from policymakers and programme managers.


Understanding financial risks for smallholder farmers in low-and middle-income countries: what do we know and not know?

3ie Scoping Paper 9, 2017

3ie undertook this scoping study to inform the focus for the Agricultural Insurance Thematic Window grant-making. The study looked at the state of existing high-quality evidence on agricultural insurance for poor smallholder farmers in low- and middle- income countries, in particular, the take-up of insurance and insurance-related products.

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