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Processes

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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Tips for preserving institutional memory as staff come and go.
Managing knowledge can be cumbersome. This toolkit cluster can help.

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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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Managing Knowledge

08-12-2019 | By Learning Lab
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LAC MEL Specialists Use Peer Network to Improve Quality and Use of Evidence

Aug 14,2019
By: Todd M. Anderson and Amy Prevatt
Based on consultations and stocktakings with LAC Missions, the LAC Bureau identified Mission Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialists as influential decision makers regarding data and evidence use. The LAC Bureau aims to improve the quality and use of evidence for decision making, and ultimately to improve development outcome...
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Cultivating Enduring Change: How Search is Playing and Learning From the Ground-Up

Aug 07,2019
By: Anaïs Caput and Maria Selde
Today’s peacebuilders work in complex and dynamic societies: the ability to pause for reflection and adapt is critical. What we have learned is that developing a gamified and experiential tool that facilitates exploration through unpacking the ecosystem we are working within has demonstrated the power of openness, reflective inquiry, an...
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How collaborative efforts led to better HIV services and outcomes in Eastern Uganda

Aug 07,2019
By: Carol Karutu
The USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) Activity, implemented by IntraHealth International and its partners, supports the government of Uganda to expand access to and use of high-quality health services in the country’s Eastern region and Karamoja.In March 2018, the Ministry of Health intro...
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Human Rights Support Mechanism: How to Operationalize Learning across a Consortium

Aug 07,2019
By: Samuel Gerstin
When it comes to CLA --specifically, when it comes to 'global' CLA-- time and space matter. This is not a new revelation, but it merits continued examination because while many of us routinely acknowledge this fact, we are less prone to invest in this time and maintain this space (or at the very least we struggle to determine how to do th...
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Help! One of My Colleagues is Leaving, and I Don’t Want to Lose Any of Their Information

Aug 02,2019
By: Matt Baker
You’re in luck! We just released a set of two related resources for employees dealing with transition: a Knowledge Management Sustainability Tracker and a Handover Note Template. These user-friendly tools will help increase your chances of using important knowledge as staff transition.Here are the details:Managing knowledge is a critica...
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CLA in USAID/Cambodia Site Visit Reporting and Utilization

Aug 01,2019
By: Peoulida Ros
Every USAID Mission conducts site visits. Site visits are an important tool for learning about project and activity implementation, but sometimes the documentation and follow-up from site visits can be rather daunting. USAID/Cambodia took an otherwise routine and onerous process of writing up site visit reports and made them an incredibly...
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Easy As 1-2-3: Three Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Tools for Your Next Conference

Jun 21,2019
By: Rachel Yavinsky
How many conferences have you been to in your career so far? No matter the number, you know conferences can feel overwhelming—with hundreds or even thousands of attendees and a plethora of sessions, posters, side events, and meetings. Figuring out where to start, who to connect with, or what to do with the information you gather can fee...
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Applications of Forest Monitoring Tools for Development Projects

May 28,2019
By: Lawrence Connell
Recommendations for multilateral funding agencies to increase the use of forest monitoring tools across development sectors, as a matter of policy and practice to meet sustainability goals.https://bankinformationcenter.org/en-us/update/forest-monitoring-what-can-world-bank--others-do/
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Intro to Applied Political Economy Analysis for Somalia Access to Justice

May 28,2019
By: djacobstein
This short introduction to an applied political economy analysis is from the Somalia Expanding Access to Justice program, implemented by Freedom House in consortia with Pact. This introduction is worth sharing because it lays out the framing of the PEA to explicitly connect it to how it will be used, and updated, over the course of progra...
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