All posts tagged with "Learning in Action"

Learning in Action articles are intended to paint a more detailed picture of what learning looks like in practice. Unlike other disciplines, learning is not a technical "fix;" it looks different in different contexts. Learning is generally made up of various approaches and processes, some of which you may find applicable to your own work. The case studies represented in this series document the real-world experiences of development practitioners experimenting with learning approaches for the benefit of sharing what's possible.

Twice each year, the TOPS (Technical and Operational Performance Support) Program, a USAID/Food For Peace (FFP)-funded program, hosts its flagship Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting for FFP grantees and other food security and nutrition... read more
Blog | Dec 16, 2014 | Heather Risley | Learning in Action
Recognizing that knowledge on how to define and measure sustainability of development programming is limited and often complex, Project Concern International (PCI) was awarded a grant through the TOPS (Technical and Operational Performance Support) Program, a USAID/Food For... read more
Blog | Dec 4, 2014 | Learning Lab | Learning in Action
On September 30, 2014, the USAID-funded FIELD-Support LWA came to a close. For 9 years, FIELD-Support, led by FHI 360 and implemented by a team of 25 partners, worked in more than 40 countries to advance the frontiers of practical knowledge in microenterprise development,... read more
Blog | Nov 18, 2014 | Lori Reid | Learning in Action
Evidence-based results provide a firm platform on which to build new programs and initiatives. But what if no one is listening? The adaptation of study results requires more than just solid science; it also requires people in the areas concerned to embrace the findings and... read more
Blog | Oct 22, 2014 | Lynnette Wood | Learning in Action
The IntraHealth International-led Capacity Kenya Project, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID, was designed to strengthen and transform Human Resources for Heath (HRH) systems of public, private, and faith-based sectors to... read more
Blog | Mar 11, 2014 | USAID Learning Lab Team | Learning in Action
The USAID Forward Experience Summit, held at the Asia Regional Training Center (ARTC) in Bangkok Thailand January 13-17, 2014, brought together USAID development professionals from around the world to share experiences in the USAID Forward reform areas of talent management... read more
Blog | Feb 13, 2014 | Stephanie Flory | Learning in Action
As part of USAID/Guatemala’s Western Highlands Integrated Program (WHIP), the Nutri-Salud: Community Nutrition and Health project, implemented by University Research Co., LLC,  works closely with other WHIP partners, government, and civil society. Following a previous... read more
Blog | Feb 10, 2014 | Jessica Ziegler | Learning in Action
In November 2013, Greg Grothe, Practice Area Manager for Land O’Lakes International Development, led 14 dairy cooperative business leaders from Kenya and Uganda on a week-long, peer-to-peer experiential learning visit to India. Funded by the USAID Cooperative Development... read more
Blog | Jan 7, 2014 | Heather Risley | Learning in Action
Through the Western Highlands Integrated Program (WHIP) USAID/Guatemala is “forging a new way of doing business[i].” The effort, which aims to reduce poverty and chronic malnutrition in selected municipalities, is notable for its thorough and systematic approach to... read more
Blog | Dec 6, 2013 | Monica Matts | Learning in Action
This case study is based on the breakout session presentations by Barri Shorey of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Owen Ozier from the World Bank during Day 1 of Making Cents’ 2013 Youth Economic Opportunities Conference in Washington, DC. Sometimes what looks... read more
Blog | Sep 18, 2013 | Heather Risley | Learning in Action


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