SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS REPOSITORY 

Below are all the systematic reviews produced to date by the synthesis team at ACE.

1. 2021: Strengthening women’s empowerment and gender equality in fragile contexts towards peaceful and inclusive societies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Etienne Lwamba, Shannon Shisler, Will Ridlehoover, Meital Kupfer, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Promise Nduku, Laurenz Langer, Sean Grant, Ada Sonnenfeld, Daniela Anda, John Eyers, Birte Snilstveit. London: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation. (Under review)

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2. 2021: What are the impacts of urban agriculture programs on food security in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review update. Promise Nduku, Nkululeko Tshabalala, Andile Madonsela, Shona Putuka, Laurenz Langer. (Under review)

3. 2019: Incentives for climate mitigation in the land use sector – the effects of payment for environmental services (PES) on environmental and socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries A mixed-method systematic review. Birte Snilstveit, Jennifer Stevenson, Laurenz Langer, Natalie Rebelo da Silva, Zafeer Ravat, Promise Nduku, Joshua Polanin, Ian Shemilt, John Eyers, Paul J Ferraro. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation.

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4. 2018: Agricultural input subsidies for improving productivity, farm income, consumer welfare and wider growth in low- and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review. David J. Hemming, Ephraim W. Chirwa, Andrew Dorward, Holly J. Ruffhead, Rachel Hill, Janice Osborn, Laurenz Langer, Luke Harman, Hiro Asaoka, Chris Coffey, Daniel Phillips. Campbell Systematic Reviews.

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5. 2018: Rethinking mobile learning for development: Using the Capability Approach and a mixed-methods systematic review to conceptualise the application of mobile technologies as an educational tool in Low-and Middle-Income Countries. Laurenz Langer. University College London.

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6. 2018: Women in wage labour: A Systematic Review of the effectiveness and design features of interventions supporting women’s participation in wage labour in higher-growth and/or male-dominated sectors in low-and middle-income countries. Langer Laurenz, Erasmus Yvonne, Tannous Natalie, Obuku Ekwaro, Ravat Zafeer, Chisoro Charity, Opondo Mary, Nduku Promise, Tripney Janice, Carina van Rooyen C, Stewart Ruth. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education, University College London.

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7. 2017: Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Carlos Oya, Florian Schaefer, Dafni Skalidou, Catherine McCosker, Laurenz Langer. Campbell Systematic Reviews.

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8. 2016: The science of using science: Researching the use of research evidence in decision-making. Laurenz Langer, Janice Tripney, David Gough. University College London.

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9. 2015: Interventions to Improve the Labour Market Situation of Adults with Physical and/or Sensory Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review. Janice Tripney, Alan Roulstone, Carol Vigurs, Nina Hogrebe, Elena Schmidt, Ruth Stewart. Campbell Systematic Reviews.

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10. 2014: Working with non-state providers in post-conflict and fragile states in primary healthcare service delivery: a systematic review. Ekwaro Obuku, Ruth Stewart, Felix Achana, Rhona Mijumbi, Alison Kinengyere, Robert Basaza, Dickens Akena, Daniel Semakula, Richard Senono, Allen Nsangi, Boniface Mutatina, Hannington Muyenje, William Newbrander, Nelson Sewankambo. University of London.

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11. 2014: What are the impacts of urban agriculture programs on food security in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Marcel Korth, Ruth Stewart, Laurenz Langer, Nolizwe Madinga, Natalie Rebelo Da Silva, Hazel Zaranyika, Carina van Rooyen, Thea de Wet. University of Johannesburg. 

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12. 2013: The effects of training, innovation and new technology on African smallholder farmers’ wealth and food security: A systematic review. Ruth Stewart, Yvonne Erasmus, Hazel Zaranyika, Natalie Rebelo Da Silva, Evans Muchiri, Marcel Korth, Laurenz Langer, Nolizwe Madinga, Nicola Randall, Thea de Wet. The Campbell Collaboration.

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13. 2012: Do micro-credit, micro-savings and micro-leasing serve as effective financial inclusion interventions enabling poor people, and especially women, to engage in meaningful economic opportunities in Lower and Middle Income Countries?. Stewart Ruth, Carina Van Rooyen, Marcel Korth, Admire Chereni, Natalie Rebelo Da Silva, Thea De Wet. University of London.

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14. 2011: Teaching critical appraisal skills in healthcare settings. Horsley Tanya, Chris Hyde, Nancy Santesso, Julie Parkes, Ruairidh Milne, and Ruth Stewart. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

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15. 2010: What is the impact of microfinance on poor people? A systematic review of evidence from sub-Saharan Africa. Stewart Ruth, Carina Van Rooyen, Kelly Dickson, Mabolaeng Majoro, Thea De Wet. University of London.

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