Author Archives: Jyotsna Puri

Jyotsna Puri

Jo leads 3ie’s evaluation team and is head of office. Jo is a member of 3ie’s senior management team, leads 3ie’s open, thematic and policy related grant windows and is also responsible for fund raising.
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Collaborating with communities to improve vaccine coverage: a strategy worth pursuing?

and | July 29, 2015

It is unfortunate but distrust of vaccines remains widespread in the world today. In August 2003, a polio vaccination boycott was declared in the five northern states of Nigeria. Political and religious leaders argued that the vaccines could be contaminated with anti-fertility agents, HIV and cancer-causing agents. It took a full year to resolve the
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Reversing the resource curse through impact evaluations

and | March 19, 2015

Countries such as Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria have large reserves of natural resources. They are also countries that have suffered extended periods of political violence, authoritarianism, corruption, inequality and poor growth. What causes this imbalance of high wealth on one side and extreme poverty on the other? The correlation between the quantity
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Early engagement improves REDD+ and early warning system design and proposals

At 3ie, our mission is to fund the generation and sharing of sound, useful evidence on the impacts of development programmes and policies work. Actually, we’re more curious (or nosy) than that. For impact evaluation that matters, we need to know which bits of a programme worked, which didn’t, why and through which mechanisms, in
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