3ie Impact Evaluation Report 4

Does marginal cost pricing of electricity affect the groundwater pumping behaviour of farmers? Evidence from India

3ie Impact Evaluation Report 4

JV Meenakshi, Abhijit Banerji, Aditi Mukherji and Anubhab Gupta

This evaluation by JV Meenakshi, Abhijit Banerji, Aditi Mukherji and Anubhab Gupta studies the impact of metering electric tube wells in the state of West Bengal in India. The study assesses the impact of changes in electricity pricing from flat to metered tariff on the irrigation practices of tube well owners, as well as the sale of water to other farmers. The study finds that, while metering tube wells reduced the number of pumping hours in the winter season and shrank the water market, it did not influence either the cropping patterns or the yield of the crop, boro paddy.

Using information to break the political resource curse in natural gas management in Mozambique

Using information to break the political resource curse in natural gas management in Mozambique

Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
This study evaluated the impact of providing information to local leaders and communities about the discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, and the implications for provincial government revenues and job creation.

Harnessing transparency initiatives to improve India’s environmental clearance process for the mineral mining sector

Harnessing transparency initiatives to improve India’s environmental clearance process for the mineral mining sector

Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
This study evaluated the impact of a set of reforms to the environmental clearance process in India, which included subjecting larger projects to scrutiny from regulators, independent experts and the public.

Impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services on universal health coverage in Kenya

Impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services on universal health coverage in Kenya

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation examines both the short- and long-term impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services in Kenya on low-income women’s maternal health facilities use.

Impact of voice reminders to reinforce harvest aggregation services training for farmers in Mali

Impact of voice reminders to reinforce harvest aggregation services training for farmers in Mali

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

Authors evaluated the impact of mobile phone voice reminders for a pre- and post-harvest grain management training, on farmer behaviour and household income.

Impacts of Breakthrough’s school-based gender attitude change programme in Haryana, India

Impacts of Breakthrough’s school-based gender attitude change programme in Haryana, India

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation studies the impact of a gender attitude change programme in government-run secondary schools in four districts of Haryana.