The Development Evidence Portal

The Development Evidence Portal (DEP) is the world’s largest database of impact evaluations and systematic reviews on interventions to improve lives in low- and middle-income countries. It is updated monthly and contains more than 10,000 impact evaluations, systematic reviews and evidence gap maps. The DEP provides advanced searching capabilities and a rich set of options for filtering studies to help you find the evidence you need.

A framework for examining women’s economic empowerment in collective enterprises
A framework for examining women’s economic empowerment in collective enterprises

3ie’s flagship empowerment program, ‘Swashakt: Empowering Indian Women’s Collectives’ supports projects that set up or replicate models for enhancing the scale and returns of women’s collective enterprises. It has reached more than 6900 women across 480 villages in 10 Indian states who have become a part of farm or non-farm women’s collective enterprises.

Sanitation-linked livelihoods project: Six key insights from a learning study
Sanitation-linked livelihoods project: Six key insights from a learning study

Over the last four years, several Indian states have taken strides to empower collectives of women and other vulnerable communities to operate and maintain sanitation enterprises and for the provision of sanitation service delivery. In this blog, we discuss the key findings emerging from our learning study to know about the feasibility and sustainability of collective-led sanitation work across three states.

Using behavioural science to support latrine use in rural India: findings from behaviour change interventions in Karnataka

Learning summary Brief 3ie 2021
 
Behavioural change interventions have the potential to sustain gains in latrine use. Authors of this brief summarise findings from cluster-randomised trials that assess the impact of behaviour change interventions on latrine use in Karnataka.

Impacts of supportive feedback and nonmonetary incentives on child immunisation in Ethiopia

Impact evaluation 3ie 2021
 
Authors of this report evaluate the impact of an intervention that uses a behavioural science approach to increase vaccination coverage in Ethiopia by providing nonmonetary incentives to caregivers and health workers.

Quality improvement approaches to enhance Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation in antenatal care in Uganda

Working paper 3ie 2021
 
Authors of this working paper outline the findings of a study that investigated the implementation and the effectiveness of a quality improvement-related intervention to improve Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation uptake among pregnant women in Iganga and Buyende districts, Uganda.

What impact does upgrading physical school infrastructure to permanent materials have on students?

Other briefs 3ie 2021
 
Authors of this rapid response brief examine the effects of school infrastructure improvements on students in primary schools. The findings are drawn from eight studies looking at five different interventions, with a majority from West Africa.

A framework for examining women’s economic empowerment in collective enterprises

Working paper 3ie 2022
 
Women-owned collective enterprises are seen as vehicles for promoting economic empowerment. To assess how collective enterprise-based interventions can lead to empowerment, it's important to understand the pathways to change. The authors of this paper examine these pathways and provide a framework that can guide decision-makers, practitioners, and researchers on what inputs, outputs and outcomes should be considered for designing, monitoring and evaluating a program similar to 3ie's Swashakt program.

Fiscal policies for healthy diets: Can taxes and subsidies change what you buy?

Systematic review Brief 3ie 2022
 
While several countries have implemented tax and subsidy policies to support healthy diets, systematic evidence of their impacts is limited, especially in low-and middle-income countries. The authors of this brief summarize the findings of a systematic review on the effects of fiscal policies on diet quality and health.

Effects of women’s empowerment interventions in food systems

Other briefs 3ie 2022
 
This brief summarizes findings from a rapid evidence assessment of studies on women's empowerment interventions and their effects on nutritional outcomes.

Land tenure formalization and regularization activities in low-income countries

Other briefs 3ie 2022
 
This brief summarizes the findings of a rapid evidence assessment on land tenure formalization and regularization activities in low-and middle-income countries.

19 - 23
September 2022
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What Works South Asia - 2022

Conferences 19 - 23 September 2022 Online Campbell South Asia is organizing a conference that will provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, and decision-makers to discuss various approaches, innovations, research gaps and priority areas in evidence synthesis for development.

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October 2022

Communication Associate, Delhi

Posted on: 22 September 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is looking for a highly-organized and skilled communicator to support its external and internal communication, events and day-to-day management of research products. The Associate will also support the production of knowledge products such as blogs, social media posts and op-eds. The application deadline is 16 October 2022.

Lead Evaluation and External Engagement Specialist, Delhi

Posted on: 14 September 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is looking for a Lead Evaluation and External Engagement Specialist to head our gender and livelihoods portfolio of work, and also lead 3ie’s engagement, policy dialogue and reporting activities with funders, government and other partners in India. The successful candidate will have significant experience in research in the field of gender equality and empowerment of women, as well as in the field of evaluation. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist (Delhi/remote)

Posted on: 8 August 2022 Jobs
 

3ie is looking for a Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist based in Delhi, with scope for remote working. Key responsibilities include providing technical and management leadership and support in the application of data science (including spatial data science) methods to impact evaluations and evidence synthesis, including the use of big data and predictive analytics. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.