This learning brief draws from the preliminary challenges and lessons from the ongoing impact evaluations under 3ie’s agricultural innovation thematic window. These include lessons on study design and methodology, study implementation, and engagement during the course of an impact evaluation. It provides a point-in-time reference for researchers and evaluation commissioners to anticipate and mitigate some of the challenges associated with conducting impact evaluations of agricultural interventions.
This study is an output of the Agricultural Innovation Thematic Window programme
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), 2018, Managing and implementing impact evaluations: lessons from 3ie agricultural innovation grants. 3ie Learning brief. New Delhi: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
Managing and implementing impact evaluations: lessons from 3ie agricultural innovation grants