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The Program Cycle Learning Study (PCLS) used a qualitative case study approach to provide a systematic and holistic understanding of how four Missions understand and implement the Program Cycle. The study offers examples of how Missions implement the Program Cycle on a day-... read more
This blog post is a summary of a study entitled, “Deep Dive of Akros Community-Led Sanitation Program in Zambia.” How can people be encouraged to take charge of their community’s sanitation needs and become self-reliant in latrine construction and use? Open defecation,... read more
With the passage of the Evidence-Based Policymaking Act in January 2019, each federal agency is now required to have an agency-level “evidence-building plan” -- in other words, a learning agenda. “The head of each agency shall include in the strategic plan required under... read more
As part of its efforts to advance understanding about the effects and effectiveness of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) in improving development outcomes, LEARN will conduct an in-depth review and comparison of two cases selected from the 2015 and 2016 CLA case... read more
If adaptive management is about responding to changes, we need information about those changes -- and good information at that One method that is used often and is particularly well suited to this type of learning is interviews, especially in-depth, semi-structured... read more
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