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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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How do I integrate CLA into my activity? Approaches from start to finish

Jun 24,2020
By: Sarah Schmidt
I’ve had the privilege to lead the USAID LEARN contract from start to finish. I was employee number one as Deputy and I’ll be the last one to leave as Chief of Party (COP).  As you might know, LEARN was designed to support USAID in becoming a better learning organization with the intent of creating a more effective developme...
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Adaptive Leadership in COVID-19 Response

Jun 16,2020
By: Andrew Wells-Dang and Emily Janoch
Like many international humanitarian organizations and donors, CARE International is increasingly employing a politically smart approach to adaptive management throughout our global programs. “Politically smart” means that CARE and our partners engage with changing power dynamics – especially concerning gender and other forms of exc...
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A Closer Look at the LEARN End of Contract Report: Part 1

Jun 08,2020
By: Sarah Schmidt
In September 2014, USAID’s Office of Learning, Evaluation & Research within the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning awarded the Knowledge Management and Learning (LEARN) contract to Dexis and subcontractor RTI. LEARN’s primary purpose was to support organizational change at USAID. More specifically, the contract was designed ...
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The DRG Webinar Series: Session Five

Jun 05,2020
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.June 2020 - YouthQuake: Leveraging the Power of Youth in Civic and Political EngagementThis webinar, as the last session of the DRG ...
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Bangladesh’s COVID-19 Multi-sector Impact Report: Some Insights

Jun 03,2020
By: Prabodh Devkota
In the midst of the global unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19, it is high time for countries to conduct analyses to address immediate, mid-term and longer-term challenges, needs, response and recovery plans. Bangladesh is one of the first countries to publish such a comprehensive report; a collective effort of the Needs Assessment...
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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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