Evaluation of the early impacts of the Better Cotton Initiative on smallholder cotton producers in Kurnool District, India (Final evaluation report)

Empirical study
Research report

Published June 2019 by ISEAL Alliance. Authored by Kumar, R., Nelson, V., Martin, A., Badal, D., Latheef, A., Suresh Reddy, B., Narayanan, L., Young, S. and Hartog, M.

Summary

This report presents the findings of a three-year study, of the early impacts of the Better Cotton Initiative on smallholder cotton producers in Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The project is being implemented by a non-governmental organisation (NGO). The study included a baseline assessment (July to September 2015), an interim monitoring (August to November 2017) and a final evaluation (Augusto to November 2018). The study methodology employed theory-based evaluation and a Randomised Control Trial approach. A management response to this report is available here: https://www.evidensia.eco/resources/274/evaluation-of-the-early-impacts-of-the-better-cotton-initiative-on-smallholder-cotton-producers-in-kurnool-district-india-bci-management-response/. BCI management response includes a general assessment of the evaluation as well as a detailed response to each recommendation included in the study.

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Evaluation of the early impacts of the Better Cotton Initiative on smallholder cotton producers in Kurnool District, India (Final evaluation report)

Empirical study
Research report

Published June 2019 by ISEAL Alliance. Authored by Kumar, R., Nelson, V., Martin, A., Badal, D., Latheef, A., Suresh Reddy, B., Narayanan, L., Young, S. and Hartog, M.

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