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.
This systematic review brief summarizes the findings of the synthesis of evidence on gender-specific or gender-transformative interventions in fragile and conflict-affected states. The finding are expected to inform policy and practice decisions within the field of transition aid, particularly, as it relates to gender focused programming.
This brief is based on a review that synthesizes evidence on the effectiveness of interventions supporting farming of aquatic organisms and aiming to improve productivity, income, nutrition and women's empowerment in low-and middle-income countries.
This brief presents the findings of a systematic review on the effectiveness of electricity interventions on socio-economic outcomes for households, firms and communities in low- and middle- income countries.
This brief summarises the findings and implications of a systematic review that analyses the strategies effective at building intergroup social cohesion in fragile contexts to promote sustainable peace.
This brief presents the findings of a systematic review of reviews that synthesised 11 systematic reviews or meta analyses on the effects of financial inclusion interventions in low- and middle-income countries.
This brief presents the findings of a systematic review examining the effects of citizen engagement interventions that aim to strengthen the participation, inclusion, transparency and accountability characteristics of public services on citizens’ social and economic well-being, and to explore how such effects are influenced by population group, context and implementation factors.
The brief summarises a systematic review on the effectiveness of two approaches to targeting populations in programmes and policies to reduce barriers to accessing WASH services and strategies during the MDGs.
This brief is based on a systematic review which examines the effects of active labour market programmes for youth, including training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidised employment.