In community-driven development , 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 have evolved over the years and examines what their impacts have been.
The authors evidence from process evaluations and qualitative research to examine the factors influencing success and failure, as well as tested numerous assumptions, particularly the link between community participation and social cohesion.
This brief is based on a working paper that provides empirical evidence in support of the hypothesis that providing women with access to large loans enhances their decision-making ability within the household.
This brief summarises findings from a rapid field study of select federations in Kerala and Karnataka to understand the current and potential role of these federations to promote high-value livelihood activities for women.
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.