This is an era of incredible innovation in programming and policy making, as increasingly sophisticated intervention design is motivated by the desire to reach particular, often vulnerable, populations with very specifically designed programming tailored to address their distinct needs, frequently in some narrow fashion. A few major areas of programming where this evolution is already well underway.
This book is result of research which has been supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of MEASURE Evaluation cooperative agreement GHA-A-00-08-00003-00, which is implemented by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Futures Group, ICF International, John Snow, Inc., Management Sciences for Health, and Tulane University. The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of PEPFAR, USAID or the United States government.
Cover image features a satellite image of crops growing in Kansas, United States. Courtesy of NASA, via Wikimedia Commons through the license PD-USGov.