Laterite publications

Publications

Laterite’s publications library, including key reports, policy briefs and papers.

Briefs

Brief
Learning webinar brief oct 2020

Improving teaching quality in Rwanda in the context of COVID-19: challenges and opportunities

Full text PDF (130 KB)

Policy Brief
Gage policy brief aug 2020

Exploring adolescent girls’ and boys’ capabilities and the role of adolescent empowerment programming in Rwanda (2020)

Full policy brief on the GAGE website

Policy Brief
Economic geography policy brief

The economic geography of Rwandan cities (2020)

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Proof of concept
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Using Markov Chains to predict trends in Rwanda’s school system (2020)

Full text PDF (1 MB)

Policy brief
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Understanding the dynamics of Kigali’s unplanned settlements (2019)

Full text PDF (1.3 MB)

Policy Brief
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Factors and drivers of dropout and repetition in Rwandan schools (2019)

Full text PDF (3.2 MB)

Policy brief
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The school-to-work transition in sub-Saharan Africa: towards both formal and informal work (2019)

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Policy brief
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Understanding Rwanda’s export sector (2012)

Full text PDF (0.5 MB)

Graphic summaries

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Coffee farmers and COVID-19 in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe (Aug/Sept 2020)

Full text PDF (2 MB)

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Coffee farmers and COVID-19 in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe (June/July 2020)

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Reports

Report
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Preparing youth for the transition to work (2019)

Client: Mastercard Foundation

Full text PDF (1 MB)

Report
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The economic geography of Rwanda (2019)

Client: The IGC

Full report (2.8 MB)

Report
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Client voices: Rwandans speak on digital financial services (2019)

Client / Co-author: Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion International

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Report
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Assessment of repetition and dropout in basic education in Rwanda (2018)

Client: UNICEF / Ministry of Education (MINEDUC)

Full text PDF (3 MB)

Report
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Gender and Social Inclusion Assessment (2018)

Client: USAID / Rwanda Health Office

Full text PDF (1.3 MB)

Report
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The dynamics of unplanned settlements in the City of Kigali (2018)

Client: The IGC

Full text PDF (5 MB)

Summary report
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Akazi Kanoze 2: Scale & sustainability assessment (2017)

Client: Education Development Center

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Report
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Youth unemployment in Rwanda: A scoping paper (2015)

Client: International Development Research Centre

Full text PDF (2.2 MB)

Report
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4,000 Voices – Stories of Rwandan girls’ adolescence: A national attitude survey (2014)

Client: Girl Hub Rwanda

Full text PDF (11 MB)

Report
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TechnoServe coffee initiative: Socio-economic program evaluation Tanzania (2014)

Client: TechnoServe

Full text PDF (1 MB)

Report
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TechnoServe coffee initiative: Socio-economic study – Rwanda (2014)

Client: TechnoServe

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Report
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Literacy Boost: Study for the community component (2014)

Client: Save the Children Rwanda

Full text PDF (4 MB)

Report
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Year 3 evaluation of the “Empowering Adolescent Girls through Education” programme (2014)

Client: Plan International Rwanda

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Presentation
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Measuring the effect of the Coffee Farmer College Program in Ethiopia: Proposed evaluation design and analysis options (2014)

Client: TechnoServe

Full text PDF (1 MB)

Book
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Understanding Rwanda’s agribusiness and manufacturing sectors (2013)

Client: The IGC

Full text PDF (5 MB)

Report
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Independent assessment of TechnoServe’s coffee agronomy training program in Rwanda (2013)

Client: TechnoServe

Full text PDF (5 MB)

Report
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Understanding Rwanda’s export sector (2012)

Client: The IGC

Full text PDF (4 MB)

Papers

Paper
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Graduating from food insecurity: evidence from graduation projects in Burundi and Rwanda (2019)

Authors: Stephen Devereux, Keetie Roelen, Ricardo Sabates, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Dimitri Stoelinga & Arnaud Dyevre

Open access version

Paper
Paper 2015

The effect of monitoring: how data collection type and frequency boosts participation and the adoption of best practices in a coffee agronomy training program in Rwanda (2015)

Authors: Sachin Gathani, Maria Paula Gomez, Ricardo Sabates, Dimitri Stoelinga

Full text PDF (0.5 MB)

Paper
Paper proximity controls 2013

Export similarity networks and proximity control methods for comparative case studies (2013)

Authors: Sachin Gathani and Dimitri Stoelinga

Full text PDF (2 MB)

Paper
Paper innovative techniques 2013

Innovative techniques to evaluate the impact of private sector development reforms: an application to Rwanda and 11 other countries (2013)

Authors: Sachin Gathani, Massimiliano Santini and Dimitri Stoelinga

Full text PDF (4 MB)