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As part of our mandate as a knowledge producer and translator for our main audiences, we maintain a range of free online publication series: briefs, impact evaluation reports, systematic review technical and summary reports, replication papers, evidence gap map reports, scoping, and working papers.

Latest publications

Latest publications

The effect of demonstration plots and the warehouse receipt system on integrated soil fertility management adoption, yield and income of smallholder farmers: a study from Malawi’s Anchor Farms

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this impact evaluation assesses the impact of a programme that aims to encourage farmers, by promoting the use of demonstration plots, farmer-based organisations and farmer field days, to adopt integrated soil fertility and management practices and improve farmers’ access to output markets by negotiating advance guaranteed prices with commercial buyers.

Impacts of linking savings group to formal financial service providers and strengthening their internal group insurance mechanism in Zambia

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this impact evaluation investigate interventions aimed at improving the effectiveness and sustainability of community-based financial institutions or saving groups and their inclusion in the formal financial system in Zambia.

How effective are group-based livelihoods programmes in improving the lives of poor people? A synthesis of recent evidence

Working paper 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this paper synthesise evidence on how group-based livelihoods’ programmes – which include financial, human or social capital interventions – can have an impact on a range of economic, human development and social cohesion outcomes.

Treatment as prevention: a replication study on early antiretroviral therapy initiation and HIV-1 transmission

Replication paper 3ie 2020
 
Eric Djimeu and Eleanor G Dickens conduct a replication of the HPTN 052 study by Cohen and colleagues that evaluates the impact of early initiation of antiretroviral therapy on rates of sexual transmission of HIV-1.

Promoting latrine use in rural Karnataka using the risks, attitudes, norms, abilities and self-regulation (RANAS) approach

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
While the Swachh Bharat Mission in India has been successful in boosting latrine coverage, actual latrine use remains low in many areas of the country.

Building peaceful societies: an evidence gap map

Evidence gap map Brief 3ie 2020
 
This brief presents findings of an evidence gap map that highlights the rapidly growing evidence base of interventions that aim to build peaceful societies in fragile contexts.

Impacts of low-cost interventions to improve latrine use and safe disposal of child faeces in rural Odisha, India

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this impact evaluation report examines the impact of a multi-level intervention on latrine use and safe child faeces disposal behaviour in rural Odisha.

Building peaceful societies: an evidence gap map

Evidence gap map 3ie 2020
 
This evidence gap map report highlights the rapidly growing evidence base of interventions that aim to build peaceful societies in fragile contexts.

Improving households’ attitudes and behaviours to increase toilet use in Bihar, India

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this impact evaluation report evaluate the impact of a behaviourally-informed intervention in increasing intent, and habit, of toilet use among toilet-owning households in rural Bihar.

Rebuilding the social compact: urban service delivery and property taxes in Pakistan

Impact evaluation 3ie 2020
 
Authors of this impact evaluation examine if strengthening the link between local tax collection and urban services by considering citizen preferences for services, earmarking revenue for services, and enabling local politicians can increase citizens’ willingness to pay for services, improve service delivery, and enhance local politics.