Quantitative Impact Evaluation: Baseline Report Summary

This summary provides an overview of the baseline quantitative evaluation of the WINNN programme which aims at assessing the impact of two outputs – the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) interventions. The programme is using a quasi-experimental design, which has matched local government areas in which the… Read more




Economic Evaluation of Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN): Preliminary Costing Results (year 1)

The WINNN programme, a large scale programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) to prevent and treat undernutrition in five states in Northern Nigeria, has been running for one year. This summary aims to provide an overview of the cost of the WINNN programme to the implementing partners (Save the Children, UNICEF, and… Read more




Gender inequality and maternal and child undernutrition in Northern Nigeria

This summary provides an overview of how gender inequality impacts maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria. The research had two main purposes: (1) to increase understanding of the pathways by which gender inequality is linked with poor maternal and child nutritional outcomes and (2) to formulate a set of gender-related questions which ORIE research… Read more




Qualitative Impact Evaluation: Governance and Social Context for Nutrition Interventions

This briefing note summarises the findings of qualitative research on the governance and social contexts for nutrition interventions in Northern Nigeria. The research explores both national level factors as well as state level factors influencing nutrition in 4 states: Jigawa, Katsina, Kebbi, and Zamfara. At the national level research found several  constraints to nutrition programmes… Read more




Literacy, Foundation Learning and Assessment in Developing Countries

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has commissioned a series of rigorous literature reviews focused on different aspects of education. The reviews identify critical evidence gaps to guide future research programmes and present existing evidence for the development of effective interventions. A team from the Universities of Oxford and Durham, and City University London… Read more




Four Approaches to Planning Expansion of Secondary Schooling

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the third… Read more




Financing the expansion of secondary schools in low income countries

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the second… Read more




Expanding Secondary Schooling in Low Income Countries – Rationales and Challenges

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the first… Read more




Secondary Education Development

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. His seminars cover several key topics including the rationales… Read more




National- and district-level funding in the health sector

Contact with health financing experts and a rapid literature search found no research that compares district level and national level donor funding. The literature suggests that effectiveness of funding at the national level is likely to depend on how well central funds are disbursed and on the capacity of local services receiving the funds. In… Read more




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