Our on-going program for generating evidence of what works comprises of 5 components:
- Creating demand for use of evidence in development initiatives
- Capacity building for researchers, policy makers and graduate students
- Working with bilateral and international agencies to conduct systematic reviews
- Developing appropriate SR methodologies in social and economic development (meta-data analysis & narrative synthesis)
- Developing data base for systematic reviews of evidence (Cloud-based & conventional data bases).
Projects for systematic reviews (of multiple studies) in Africa & Asia (2014 - 2017):
- Development of Easy Access Cloud-based Database for Systematic Reviews
- Climate Change and Food Security: A Systematic Review of Climate Change and Food Security in low income countries;
- Food Security: A Systematic Review of an Integrated Feedback and Accountability System to Foster Collaboration between Small-scale Farmers in Low Income Countries in Africa and Asia, and Multiple Relevant Stakeholders to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Improve Lives;
- Natural Resources & Poverty: A Systematic Review of Components of Biodiversity Affecting Various Dimensions of Poverty: Synthesis of Evidence and Lessons;
- Women’s Economic Empowerment: A systematic Review of How Network Marketing Contributes to Inclusive Development and Women’s Economic Empowerment? Synthesis of Evidence and Lessons.