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Collaborating is the process of strategically identifying key internal and external stakeholders and deciding how best to work with them in order to add value, fill gaps, and avoid duplication while working towards a shared goal.

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Coronavirus: The Unlikely Driver of CLA That No One Expected

Jun 01,2020
By: Rafael Pilliard-Hellwig
COVID-19 has brought many international development projects to a grinding halt. Initially, FHI 360’s USAID-funded Ma3an program was no different. Ma3an works with 33 Tunisian communities vulnerable to instability and violent extremism, implementing activities that promote social cohesion, resilience, and youth participation. When COVID...
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USAID/Senegal Governance Activity Demonstrates Value of Multi-Sectoral Collaboration in Response to COVID-19

May 13,2020
By: Sarah Miller Frazer
This blog is a response to our invitation to reflect on how this community is using CLA approaches to respond to COVID-19. We’d love to hear from you, too! To add a blog, click here and select “Add a Blog” in the blue bar. COVID-19 may dampen in-person interactions, but in Senegal, the USAID/Governance for L...
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How Can I Engage Members of a Community of Practice to Participate?

Apr 23,2020
By: Bari Rabin
A steady thread throughout my career has been a passion for bringing people together for relationship building and learning. One of the ways I’ve done this is to facilitate learning communities and networks (shout-out to USAID/PPL’s Reena Nadler, who I managed the CLA Community of Practice with during my time on LEARN!). Engaging memb...
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Two Acronyms, One Goal: Applying PSE and CLA for Better Development Outcomes

Apr 17,2020
By: Beverly Hoover and Jacqueline Rojas
With USAID’s Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Policy, we are shifting to work hand-in-hand with the private sector to design and deliver our development and humanitarian programs across all technical areas. You may be  familiar with the tools and approaches essential for integrating PSE throughout your programming. But have you ever...
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Supporting Self-Reliance Through Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting

Apr 13,2020
By: Self-Reliance Learning Agenda team
How can Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) contribute to fostering a country’s Journey to Self-Reliance (J2SR)? The latest Self-Reliance Learning Agenda (SRLA) product—the CLA Case Competition Self-Reliance Analysis—explores this question. In this paper, USAID analyzes submissions to the 2019 Collaborating, Learning, and Ad...
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USAID LEARN End of Contract Report

Apr 05,2020
By: USAID LEARN
In September of 2014, USAID’s Office of Learning, Evaluation & Research (LER) awarded the Learning and Knowledge Management (LEARN) contract to Dexis Consulting Group and subcontractor RTI International. This document—the End of Contract Report—captures five and a half years of results and reflections for our stakeholders. The i...
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Hulu Beteina: Innovation through collaboration to deliver RMNCH messages into households

Mar 13,2020
By: Simon Heliso
John Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP) Ethiopia was pioneering a user-facing mobile app for social and behavior change message in Ethiopia. The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) appreciated the strength of proposed collaboration with leading social and behavior change communication expertise and reputed IT company.The will...
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Using CLA in Resource Mobilization for Afya Elimu Fund with Devolved Governance Units

Mar 13,2020
By: Ian Wanyoike
The Afya Elimu Fund ( AEF) resource mobilization case study details use of CLA approach, specifically external collaboration, and leveraging on existing County relationships and networks to pitch for the fund. This is implemented by USAID|HRH Kenya Mechanism- Kenya (September 27, 2016 to September 26, 2021). AEF is a revolving loan produc...
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The DRG Webinar Series: Session One

Mar 10,2020
By: The Center for Democracy Human Rights and Governance
This webinar is part of The DRG Tipping Point Virtual Think Tank Series, a monthly webinar series from February to June 2020. Check out the full series here, which will be updated following each session.February 2020 - The Untapped Power of Local PhilanthropyThis session explores ways that local philanthropy can help countries on their jo...
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