EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Listening while evaluating: examining the benefit of an NGO programme using season extenders (greenhouses) in Bosnia-Herzegovina

James C. Hanson, Kenneth Leonard () and Timothy Essam

Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2013, vol. 5, issue 1, 116-136

Abstract: This article evaluates the impact of a non-governmental organisation (NGO)-implemented programme in Bosnia-Herzegovina as a case study for evaluating small highly focused NGO programmes, particularly in agriculture. Through the analysis of household-level data, we demonstrate that season-extending greenhouses significantly increased agricultural incomes of beneficiaries, with the greatest income gains occurring after 2 to 3 years into the programme. The benefit of the season extenders comes from extending the marketing lessons learned from crops inside the greenhouse to crops outside of the greenhouse. Evaluating the lessons learned requires that we address two common problems in evaluation - lack of an untreated counterfactual group and long-term nonlinear benefits.

Date: 2013
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1080/19439342.2012.761263 (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:taf:jdevef:v:5:y:2013:i:1:p:116-136

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/RJDE20

DOI: 10.1080/19439342.2012.761263

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of Development Effectiveness is currently edited by Howard White

More articles in Journal of Development Effectiveness from Taylor & Francis Journals
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Chris Longhurst ().

 
Page updated 2021-03-28
Handle: RePEc:taf:jdevef:v:5:y:2013:i:1:p:116-136