Author Archives: Daniel Phillips

Daniel Phillips

Daniel was a former evaluation specialist in 3ie's Synthesis and Reviews office in London and has co-authored systematic reviews in the fields of agriculture and education.

Reflections on the impact of agricultural certification on well-being

| October 3, 2017

Carlos Oya and colleagues recently published a systematic review of agricultural certification schemes that stands out for me as useful research for informing policy and programming. Why do I say that? Agricultural certification schemes set and monitor compliance to voluntary standards with the objective of making production socially sustainable and terms of trade fairer for smallholder
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On target? Why participant selection matters for development programmes

| April 13, 2015

Many development programmes reach only a fraction of the people they aim to include. One reason for this is that attrition erodes target group participation at various stages between programme conception and completion. Programme targeting using selection criteria, eligibility assessment and participant registration is one of the ways this problem can be addressed. But how
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