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USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) Office of Forestry and Biodiversity is now accepting submissions for a case study competition on biodiversity integration across USAID’s portfolio. Cases may include... read more
Apr 17, 2019
| Barbra Bearden
This blog is the second in a two-part series about what Rapid Feedback Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (RF MERL), an M&E innovation being tested within USAID, learned from our first completed engagement. The first... read more
Apr 5, 2019
| Naomi Joswiak
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Imagine you’ve just joined a well-resourced team brimming with experienced, super-smart colleagues. You’re excited for the new opportunity, but not sure what to expect. After several weeks, you begin to notice some patterns. Your... read more
Mar 28, 2019
| Learning Lab
We all know relationships matter––whether with our colleagues, friends or family. We also know that in international development relationships inside an organization or between organizations can mean the difference between smooth... read more
Mar 26, 2019
| Learning Lab
Are you looking to build your collaborating, learning and adapting skills? Do you know how CLA relates to USAID’s Program Cycle? Do you want to start integrating CLA practices into your work? The Bureau for Policy, Planning, and... read more
Mar 12, 2019
| Jen Romba
Does your team pause and reflect for programmatic adaptations? Are you building self-reliance through strategic collaboration with local partners? Are you creating a learning culture within your organization? Have you integrated... read more
Feb 22, 2019
| Learning Lab
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If adaptive management is about responding to changes, we need information about those changes -- and good information at that One method that is used often and is particularly well suited to this type of learning is interviews,... read more
Feb 19, 2019
| Matthew Baker
This visual summarizes key findings from the most recent CLA Case Competition Analysis. How has it been going with your New Year’s resolutions? Research shows that about half of all adults, globally, make New Year’s resolutions.... read more
Feb 4, 2019
| Katherine Haugh
At the beginning of a new year, we are encouraged to make a fresh start. This year, I’m not picking up something new, but rather taking a different outlook to my ongoing work. To get that fresh perspective, I thought I’d try some... read more
Feb 1, 2019
| Jen Page
USAID/Jordan MESP Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting Workshop
The USAID Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Framework and Maturity Tool provides an engaging participatory approach to assist missions in being more intentional about implementing CLA practices. While the CLA Framework... read more
Jan 2, 2019
| Learning Lab