Working paper

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.

Working paper
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Working paper

WP B3

What works to improve nutrition and food security in the Sahel?

Working paper 3ie 2018
This brief summarises the main findings and lessons from a synthesis of four 3ie-supported impact evaluations of the World Food Programme’s interventions to improve nutrition and food security outcomes.

WP B2

Evaluating advocacy initiatives: what works?

Working paper 3ie 2018
This brief is based on a 3ie working paper that reviewed 56 impact evaluations and used positive deviance analysis to identify factors associated with successful advocacy programmes. It also summarises the paper’s findings on challenges related to evaluating advocacy and offers pointers for identifying suitable methods.

WP b1

Does community-driven development build social cohesion or infrastructure?

Working paper 3ie 2018

In community-driven development programmes, community members are in charge of identifying, implement