All posts tagged with "David Jacobstein"

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These tips are designed to help staff improve their solicitations to match context-driven, adaptive designs and intent. The tips in this document can be tailored to acquisition or assistance approaches. There is no evidence that context-driven adaptive programming is better... read more
Library Resource | Mar 13, 2018
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These tips relate to the theory of change (TOC) that animates your programming - a description of how the Mission perceives the system it wants to change, and how and why the Project Purpose is expected to be achieved in the project context. For a more robust discussion of... read more
Library Resource | Mar 9, 2018 | Technical Resources
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These tips are designed to help staff improve their solicitations to match context-driven, adaptive designs and intent. The tips in this document can be tailored to acquisition or assistance approaches. There is no evidence that context-driven adaptive programming is better... read more
Library Resource | Mar 9, 2018 | Technical Resources
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One common way to improve the responsiveness of programming to context is to build into the structures of projects and activities advisory bodies where local stakeholders can give periodic feedback from their observations of both programming and context. This document is an... read more
Library Resource | Mar 9, 2018
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David Jacobstein is a Democracy Specialist with the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance's Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DCHA/DRG). I've been involved in support and strengthening of civil society for my entire... read more
Blog | Nov 1, 2017 | David Jacobstein
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned working in development, it’s that everything changes, and good programs anticipate change and roll with it. As a Democracy Specialist in Washington, D.C., with USAID, I see a number of efforts underway to apply that lesson. In this post, I... read more
Blog | May 22, 2017 | Learning Lab
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Local Solutions is the name for a USAID approach to carrying out our work in ways that support and enable countries to sustain their own development. Initially launched as Implementation and Procurement Reform, an initiative under USAID Forward, with a focus on modalities... read more
Blog | Jul 19, 2016 | David Jacobstein
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This webinar provides an update on the work of a cross-Agency team working on a measurement approach to organizational capacity development. We will also share some thoughts on how to be rigorous in a contribution paradigm, and ideas on how to apply learning from capacity... read more
Library Resource | Jan 14, 2015 | Event Materials
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Here are the most recent version of recommendations on how to measure organizational capacity development programming that is being shared publicly with partners and stakeholders. The recommendations follow from a long process of engagement (described in a separate annex)... read more
Library Resource | Jan 14, 2015 | Technical Resources
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