The brief the findings of a systematic review of the effectiveness of two main approaches to targeting populations in and policies to reduce barriers to accessing WASH services and strategies during the MDGs. The review includes evidence from 11 Sub-Saharan African and South Asian countries.
Watch the short video on key findings from the review.
Irregular migration harms many people worldwide, and millions of dollars are invested globally each year to address the root causes. The authors of this brief summarize the findings of a systematic review on the effects of classroom-based and on-the-job skills training interventions on migration-related outcomes.
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.