This paper evaluates a program sponsored by the Millennium Challenge Corporation to promote civic participation in local governance in Rwanda.
Bridging the Information Gap between Citizens and Local Governments: Evidence from a Civic Participation Strengthening Program in Rwanda
Benefits and Challenges of Expanding Grid Electricity in Africa: A Review of Rigorous Evidence on Household Impacts in Developing Countries
Electrification rates have risen dramatically in many developing countries, but most low-income African countries lag far behind.
The Millennium Villages Project: A Retrospective, Observational, Endline Evaluation
Authors estimate the Millennium Villages Project (MVP)’s impact, target attainment, and on-site spending. The MVP was a 10 year, multisector, rural development project, initiated in 2005, operating across ten sites in ten sub-Saharan African countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
Effects of Water Quality, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutritional Interventions on Child Development in Rural Kenya (WASH Benefits Kenya): A Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial
Poor nutrition and infectious diseases can prevent children from reaching their developmental potential. We aimed to assess the effects of improvements in water, sanitation, handwashing, and nutrition on early child development in rural Kenya.
Legal Status and Deprivation in Urban Slums over Two Decades
In India, 59% of urban slums are “non-notified” and lack legal recognition by the government.
Within-Compound Versus Public Latrine Access and Child Feces Disposal Practices in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana
In crowded urban settlements in low-income countries, many households rely on shared sanitation facilities.
Evaluation Design Report for the Benin Power Compact's Electricity Generation Project and Electricity Distribution Project
The evaluation design report for Mathematica Policy Research’s evaluation of two activities of MCC’s Benin II Energy Compact. The evaluation of these two projects involves a comprehensive mixed-methods approach, which will seek to measure the impacts of and understand the changes related to the Electricity...
Evaluation Design for the Environmental and Natural Resource Management Project in Malawi
The Environmental and Natural Resources Management (ENRM) Project works to reduce costly disruptions and increase the efficiency of hydropower generation in Malawi by mitigating aquatic weed growth and sedimentation in the Shire River Basin. It is comprised of three main activities: (1) The Weed and...
Effects of Water Quality, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutritional Interventions on Diarrhoea and Child Growth in Rural Kenya: A Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial
Poor nutrition and exposure to faecal contamination are associated with diarrhoea and growth faltering, both of which have long-term consequences for child health.
Improving Teacher Quality at Scale: 10 Tips from Practitioners
Enhancing teacher quality is a high priority for the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE)—a collaborative of donors seeking to catalyze improvements in secondary education.