3ie Impact Evaluation Report 34

A triple win? The impact of Tanzania’s Joint Forest Management programme on livelihoods, governance and forests

3ie Impact Evaluation Report 34

Persha, L and Meshack, C

This study by Persha and Meshack assesses the impact of Tanzania’s Joint Forest Management (JFM) programme on three sets of outcomes -- restoring forests, improving livelihoods and strengthening local governance. Researchers found that JFM had a strong positive impact on local governance. There were no significant impacts on livelihoods or change in the deforestation rate. But there are weak indications of improvements in subsistence forest product harvesting. There is also some evidence that households may be changing their harvesting behaviour in JFM reserves due to stricter protection and more effective patrols.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hotspot interventions at scale: the effects of policing and city services on crime in Bogotá, Colombia

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This study evaluated the impact of intensive policing and municipal services in targeted hotspots in Bogotá.

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Impact evaluation of the Philippine Special Program for Employment of Students

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

The authors evaluated the impact of the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment’s Special Program for Employment of Students targeting low-income youth.