Media Room


The media room aggregates information on 3ie that can be a useful overview for anyone keen to know more about 3ie, our activities and work. It is a one-stop page to access our multimedia products and also to check out our social media activity, blogs and our Youtube channel. This page also links to the videos produced by 3ie, which cover a wide range of topics and events related to the evaluation sector, including 3ie seminar series, conferences and our How-To video series.

Remembering Dr Rosaine Yegbemey

| 03-Feb-23 |

It is with great sadness that we share that our friend and colleague Dr Rosaine Yegbemey passed away on 29 January 2023. Rosaine had been a part of 3ie in different ways since 2015, first part of our evaluation team in New Delhi and, more recently, as a research fellow. Rosaine was an active collaborator, a beloved colleague and a friend to many at 3ie.

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GIM International

Remotely sensed data for efficient data collection

Francis Rathinam, Ran Goldblatt, Douglas Glandon, Ghermay Araya | 17-Jul-20 |

In light of the increasing demand for geospatial analysis in impact evaluation, the rapid recent advancements in access to geospatial and remotely sensed data and the development of new methods to convert this data into information that is fundamental of IE, 3ie and New Light Technologies Inc.

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The Atlantic

The success of paying people to not cut down trees

Ed Yong | 23-Oct-18 |

This article discusses the main findings from a 3ie-funded study, Testing the effectiveness of payments for ecosystem services to enhance conservation in productive landscapes in Uganda, The authors find that paying landowners small sums did discourage tree-cutting and therefore worked to slow the pace of deforestation.

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Friday note: mind the gap map

| 09-Oct-18 |

Ruth Levine’s blog praises 3ie’s evidence gap maps and describes them as elegant and colourful visualisations of what we know and what we have yet to discover. She recommends them as a one-stop-evidence-shop for experts and curious non-experts alike.

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How should we summarise bodies of evidence? The emerging evidence architecture for knowledge brokering

Howard White | 12-Aug-18 |

In this blog, Howard White (CEO, Campbell Collaboration) talks about a range of evidence platforms that adopt systematic approaches to drawing on bodies of evidence, including 3ie's repositories and evidence gap map platform.

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The Mint

Making crop insurance work for Indian farmers

| 16-Jul-18 |

3ie’s Bidisha Barooah and Zeba Siddiqui wrote an opinion piece in The Mint, one of India's top national dailies. The article focuses on lessons learned from ongoing impact evaluations on agricultural insurance programmes in India, under the Agriculture Insurance Evidence Programme. This article was also cross-posted on India Development Review's website.

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The Times of India

Toilets are being constructed at a remarkable pace, but it’s not a Prem Katha yet for all sections of the population

Shaon Lahiri | 14-Jun-18 |

3ie’s Shaon Lahiri and Radhika Menon wrote an opinion piece for The Times of India, India’s largest circulating daily. The piece is based on the findings from 3ie’s scoping paper on promoting latrine use published last year.

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Tailor climate insurance to needs of poorest: experts

Alex Whiting | 03-May-18 |

3ie’s Bidisha Barooah presented findings from 3ie’s scoping paper for the Agricultural Risk Evidence Programme at a conference on rural Inequalities organised by the Independent Office of Evaluation of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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Rural 21

Improving development policies with impact evaluations

| 27-Mar-18 |

In this article, Bartlomiej Kudrzycki and Isabel Günther discuss the relevance of impact evaluations in improving development policies. They cite our evidence gap maps on agricultural innovation and agricultural risk, impact evaluations, as well as other resources.

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Hindustan Times

UP: Are you willing to pay for community toilet access?

Rajeev Mullick | 27-Feb-18 |

This article mentions a 3ie-funded study on the role that informational constraints and inadequate facilities play in driving the willingness to pay for access to community toilets and their use in Indian slums. In the article, Alex Armand, the principal investigator of the study said, “Through the study, we will try and understand how we can improve slum dwellers’ sanitation practices and understand the behavioural aspects of users and operators”.

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