Mathematica ‘s evaluation of MCC’s irrigation infrastructure and market access intervention in Niger will incorporate remotely sensed data, in addition to information from farmer surveys, to improve yield estimates and assess changes in agricultural productivity.
Related Projects for Matt Sloan
Niger: Evaluating the Irrigation and Market Access ProjectNov 19, 2020
International Conservation and Agriculture Strategy Evaluation Design and LearningNov 30, 2017
In 2016, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation established a strategy in the area of Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation (ALC). As the foundation’s ALC learning partner, Mathematica helped to develop and operationalize a monitoring, evaluation, and learning plan to shape the strategy.
Malawi: Evaluation of Environmental and Natural Resource Management ActivitiesOct 18, 2016
Mathematica is evaluating the Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ENRM) project, a part of MCC’s compact in Malawi that seeks to reduce sedimentation and aquatic weed growth in the Shire River and improve land use practices along the river.
Morocco: Monitoring and Evaluation of Fruit Tree ProductivitySep 15, 2016
Mathematica conducted an evaluation to provide a better understanding of the impact of agricultural investments in Morocco, as well as the sustainability of the fruit tree productivity project more specifically.
Niger: Improving the Education of Girls (IMAGINE)Apr 26, 2016
Mathematica designed a rigorous evaluation of the girl’s education component in Niger. The component included public awareness campaigns, local action plans, tutoring and training, incentives for school-age girls and female teachers, and construction of classrooms and latrines.
Georgia: Impact Evaluation of the General Education ProjectApr 26, 2016
The Millennium Challenge Corporation supported Georgia’s Improving General Education Quality Project. This project involved training of STEM teachers and improvements to school facilities. Mathematica’s study required multiple evaluation designs and data collection activities.
Burkina Faso: Impact Evaluation Design and Implementation for BRIGHT 1 and 2Mar 04, 2016
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) sponsored the “Burkinabé Response to Improve Girls’ Chances to Succeed,” or BRIGHT program, to improve the educational outcomes of children in Burkina Faso. Its primary focus was girls, and it was implemented in 132 villages.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Learning PartnershipJan 14, 2016
Mathematica is designing and implementing a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a program designed to develop young leaders.
Niger: Education and Community Strengthening Impact EvaluationSep 04, 2015
The Niger Education and Community Strengthening program seeks to improve educational opportunities available to children while strengthening links between local communities and state structures. Mathematica is designing and conducting a rigorous evaluation of the initiative.
Rwanda: Democracy and Governance Threshold Program EvaluationApr 03, 2015
Mathematica conducted a rigorous evaluation of the key activities of the Rwanda Threshold Program, which focuses on strengthening the rule of law, civil society, civic participation, media, and the inspectorate services of the national police.
Madagascar: Reducing Poverty and Increasing InvestmentDec 09, 2014
This study for the Millennium Challenge Account Madagascar Compact included a careful review of available documents and data to determine what was planned for each intervention, how much was implemented, what barriers existed to implementation, and what possible outcomes could be identified.