All posts tagged with "Ilana Shapiro"

What does it take to increase income, decrease incidence rates of malaria, and reduce childhood malnutrition? Behind these ambitious goals lies a dedicated cadre of staff who work toward achieving these outcomes every single day. Regardless of the rigor of our theory of... read more
Blog | Sep 3, 2019 | Kristin Lindell
“Why do you only come when someone has died? Why do you not come to help when someone is sick?” This question posed by rural Liberians during the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis revealed broken trust among local communities, the national government and international aid workers,... read more
Blog | Jun 25, 2018 | Kristin Lindell
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The 2014–2015 outbreak of Ebola devastated communities in Liberia, overwhelming their fragile health care system with at least 10,675 cases and 4,809 disease-related deaths (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016). Prior to the outbreak, Global... read more
Library Resource | Jun 22, 2018 | Case Study
With the impetus to “do development differently,” USAID’s Bureau for Policy Planning and Learning (PPL) introduced the collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) approach in 2011. This component of USAID’s “program cycle” guidance (on planning, managing and assessing its... read more
Blog | Jun 18, 2018 | Learning Lab
This blog post was written by Monalisa Salib with contributions from Katherine Haugh, Amy Leo, Kristin Lindell, and Ilana Shapiro, PhD. We are constantly making tough choices about how to allocate our staff and financial resources, and for many implementing partners, this... read more
Blog | Jun 6, 2018 | Monalisa Salib
Ilana Shapiro, PhD, is a New Approaches Advisor and Monalisa Salib is an Organizational Learning and Research Manager on the USAID LEARN contract. One of our key hypotheses for why collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) matters is that it bolsters employee engagement... read more
Blog | Sep 25, 2017 | Learning Lab
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Hi Everyone,Here is an example for the "Program Highlights" portion of the Learning Journal due September 15. We are most interested in your learning about your methods - what has been working? What hasn't? We realize you may be early in the process to pass judgment on the... read more
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The Landscape Analysis of Learning Agendas at USAID/Washington and Beyond report details the increasing interest in learning agendas and the progress that USAID/Washington is making on using evidence to inform our work. The report surveys the number and types of efforts... read more
Library Resource | Apr 11, 2017
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