Experimentation in Product Evaluation:The Case of Solar Lanterns in Uganda, Africa

During its first year of inception, CITE experimented with measurements to assess three principle dimensions of a product: Suitability, scalability and sustainability using the case of the solar lantern product family in Uganda. What follows are: key tenets of the originally proposed methodology; its application to the pilot product family and context; learning outcomes; and proposed changes for the next round of product evaluation.