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Kenya and Evidence for policy and practice

Kenya
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Embedding gender and diversity in the Plantwise Programme: overview of findings
Evidence on Demand 2015
It is widely assumed that women are not heavily engaged in agriculture, however data from around the world highlights the critical role that women play in agricultural production, especially in less-developed countries. In spite of th...
Impact of malaria control and enhanced literacy instruction on educational outcomes among school children in Kenya: a multi-sectoral, prospective, randomised evaluation
S. Brooker; K. Halliday / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Improving the health of school-aged children can yield substantial benefits for cognitive development and educational achievement. However, there is limited experimental evidence on the benefits of school-based malaria prevention or h...
Education for pregnant girls and young mothers
L. Bolton / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This helpdesk report responses to the questions 'how do Kenya, Nigeria and the UK deal with girls who get pregnant at school?'  In Kenya, officially, pregnant girls are allowed to stay in school as long as they think they ...
Vocational education in Kenya - a randomized evaluation
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Despite the importance of youth unemployment, little is known about how best to facilitate the transition of youth from school to the labor market in less developed countries, or how to provide marketable skills for youth not on the a...
Chlorine dispensers in Kenya: scaling for results
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Two million children die of diarrheal disease each year and contaminated water is often to blame. Treating water with chlorine could substantially reduce this toll. The most common approach to chlorination in areas without piped water...
Helpdesk Report: Evidence base for local block grants in Education
L. Bolton / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2013
This Helpdesk query was asked to provide a literature / evidence review of the effectiveness – or otherwise – of sub-national flexible block grants in education in delivering enrolment, attendance and quality objectives. ...
Helpdesk Report: Higher education reform
L. Bolton; G. Foster / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
The report covers seven countries - for each country there is a profile outlining how higher education is organised and drawing together the key points on reform. This is followed in each case by an annotated bibliography of resources...
Impact of malaria control and enhanced literacy instruction on educational outcomes among Kenyan school children: a multi - sectoral, prospective, randomised evaluation
S. Brooker; K. Halliday / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
Improving the health of school-aged children can yield substantial benefits for cognitive development and educational achievement. However, there is limited experimental evidence on the benefits of school-based malaria prevention or h...
Safe drinking water. Who is willing to pay the price?
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2012
Treating water can reduce the prevalence of diarrhoea by up to 70 percent. Although there are several inexpensive water treatment technologies available, statistics show that every 15 seconds a child dies due to waterborne diseases. O...
Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya’s Western Province
P. Dupas; J. Robinson / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
This study examines the impact of three different interventions on financial inclusion and savings behaviours of individuals residing in rural areas of Western Kenya, including impacts on individuals having small businesses or micro-e...
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