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Tools and Approaches to Learning for Better Development Programming

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Mid-Course Stocktaking Training and Overview

There are many ways to approach MCST planning, and it can be difficult to know where to start. The Mid-Course Stocktaking Module is a one-stop-shop for sample agendas, design tools and words of wisdom from Missions that have been there before.

Mid-Course Stocktaking Training Module, showing program cycle graphic on left side

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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!

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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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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.