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Processes are the management systems and practices around knowledge management, institutional memory and decision-making that can enable or hinder the ability to operationalize CLA.

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Managing Staff Transitions Through CLA: Preserving Institutional Memory as Staff Come and Go

02-22-2019 | By USAID Bureau for Policy Planning and Learning
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08-12-2019 | By Learning Lab
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"We Will and Must Continue Working Together!"

Dec 17,2019
By: Shane Lennon
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) and Save the Children (SC) Growth Through Nutrition (GtN) have forged a collaborative agreement to jointly plan, layer, implement, and assess similar nutrition-related activities in four overlapping districts (Woredas) in Ethiopia. Both projects have a similar goal, ...
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Walking the Talk: Standards for Technical Excellence to Improve HIV Services in Nigeria

Dec 17,2019
By: Sarah Ranney
The Care and Treatment for Sustained Support (CaTSS) Project, funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID and implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH), aims to sustain HIV and TB care and treatment services in five states in Nigeria. In October 2017, the CaTSS team found themselves tasked w...
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USAID/Liberia’s Rapid, Cost-friendly, and Collaborative Evaluations

Dec 17,2019
By: Emily Krunic
In a context where Missions are seeking ways to be more creative and cost-effective with their work, even the way we learn and adapt begins to shift. The Democracy, Rights, and Governance (DRG) Office at USAID/Liberia needed a CLA approach to inform whether and how to exercise option years for an activity, transition planning with the new...
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The Safe Charity Campaign: Leveraging CLA to Counter Violent Extremism in Pakistan

Dec 17,2019
By: Jared Berenter
This case draws on lessons learned from the USAID/Pakistan Community Resilience Office’s (CRO’s) “safe charity” campaign to highlight ways in which USAID and its partners can leverage CLA to improve the performance of countering violent extremism (CVE) programming. The safe charity campaign, implemented by Development Alternatives...
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Strengthening Kenya's TVET Capacity through Learning and Adaptation

Dec 17,2019
By: Ehud Gachugu and Sarah Mattingly
Youth unemployment and underemployment is a major development challenge around the world and particularly in Kenya which has one of the highest rates of youth unemployment globally. This case explores the CLA approach of Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (K-YES), a five-year program funded by USAID that enhances employment opportu...
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Rethinking Private Sector Engagement in North Macedonia

Dec 17,2019
By: Mirjana Makedonska
Working to move North Macedonia forward on its journey to self-reliance, the USAID Business Ecosystem Project (BEP), implemented by Palladium Group, is designed to increase private sector investment in strengthening domestic supply chains and workforce development. BEP’s initial strategy mandated that the Project mobilize CSR funds from...
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Reducing Mosquito Breeding Sites in Jamaica: The SBC FlowChart in Action

Dec 11,2019
By: Priya Parikh
The Zika virus is primarily spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito which breeds in clean, standing water, and particularly thrives in urban and peri-urban areas. In Jamaica, this mosquito primarily breeds in plastic water drums, which have continually proven to be a challenge for Ministry of Health (MOH) Vector Control teams to manage due t...
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Powering Up Partnerships With Evidence for Improved Collaborating, Learning, & Adapting

Dec 11,2019
By: Paul Temple and Munazza Siddiqui
Independent from Sudan since 2011 following the longest civil war in Africa (1983-2005), South Sudan has been embroiled in recurrent conflicts for much of its short history. Recognizing the spread of vulnerability and the erosion of coping capacity across South Sudan, there was a consensus among different players that development challeng...
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Mapping Women Contributing to Peace in Myanmar for Networking and Collaboration

Dec 11,2019
By: Fatima Verzosa
This case describes a CLA approach that sought to disprove an often-cited claim by men in the peace process in Myanmar that "there are no qualified women to invite to discussions on peace." Hence, the USAID/OTI team embarked on a highly collaborative project that sought to identify women contributing to peace in Myanmar. This resulted in ...
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