Systematic review

These briefs summarise the focus of a review; main findings; and implications for policy, programming and further research.

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Systematic review briefs

Systematic review

SR18 life-cycle WASH

Using a life-cycle approach to target WASH policies and programmes in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Systematic review 3ie 2018
The brief summarises a systematic review on the effectiveness of two approaches to targeting populations in programmes and policies to reduce barriers to accessing WASH services and strategies during the MDGs.

sr17-youth-employment-brief

Creating active labour markets: how to improve employment outcomes for young women and men

Systematic review 3ie 2017
This brief is based on a systematic review which examines the effects of active labour market programmes for youth, including training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidised employment.

sr16-cbhi

Community-based health insurance: how to promote effective and equitable coverage?

Systematic review 3ie 2017
The brief is based on a systematic review examining the demand and supply factors that affect uptake and renewal of community-based voluntary health insurance schemes in L&MICs.

SR b15

Handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in WASH interventions

Systematic review 3ie 2017
This brief is based on a systematic review examining which promotional approaches are effective in changing handwashing and sanitation behaviour, and which implementation factors affect the success or failure of such interventions.

Does agricultural certification improve well-being?

Does agricultural certification improve well-being?

Systematic review 3ie 2017
This brief is based on a systematic review that assesses the impact of agriculture certification schemes for improving socially sustainable and fairer production for smallholder farmers and workers.

SR b13

What factors impact the effectiveness of emergency WASH interventions?

Systematic review 3ie 2016
This brief is based on a systematic review that synthesised evidence on WASH interventions implemented in the first 12 months of an emergency response.