Tools and Approaches to Learning for Better Development Programming
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CLA Case Competition Closes Soon!
Don’t miss the deadline to submit your 2023 CLA Case Competition Case! The competition will close on June 15th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. This is also an opportunity to showcase how you are embracing locally led development approaches, such as co-creation in activity design, capacity strengthening of local partners, and more inclusive engagement in all stages of the Program Cycle.
May Newsletter Out Now!
Check out our latest monthly newsletter! This month, we’re excited about the CLA Toolkit’s Spring Cleaning! Like any good resource, the toolkit has been updated to reflect the latest thinking and best practices. Be sure to catch up on recent blog posts and see upcoming events at the bottom of the newsletter.
New Training Available!
Learn about Local Capacity Strengthening and how you can put the policy into practice. Start with the overview module, before learning about the seven mutually-reinforcing principles that are flexible and action-oriented to help guide decisions and choices that lead to more effective programming and equitable partnerships. Explore each principle for practical examples, tools and resources, and reflect on how to apply these principles in your own work.
Writing and Submission Tips
Have a resource, blog, or event that you would like to share with the Learning Lab community? This page provides an overview of what we're looking for when it comes to content contributions, and some tips for creating and posting resources and writing blogs. We can't wait to hear from you!
USAID Learning Lab hosts three toolkits to provide USAID staff and implementing partners with a curated set of resources to plan, implement and integrate collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), monitoring, and evaluation practices into organizational processes and development programming.
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About Learning Lab
USAID Learning Lab is a collaborative space where USAID staff and partners share learning approaches across CLA, monitoring, and evaluation to improve organizational processes and development programming.