Livelihoods

3ie, in collaboration with India’s rural development ministry is working to generate rigorous evidence on the impact of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission. 3ie is currently supporting impact evaluations, quality assuring selected evaluations on livelihood interventions and synthesising and mapping the available evidence on the effectiveness and efficiency of group-based livelihoods interventions. 

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Poverty and empowerment impacts of the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project in India

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