Ilana Shapiro, PhD, is a New Approaches Advisor and Monalisa Salib is an Organizational Learning and Research Manager on the USAID LEARN contract. One of our key hypotheses for why collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA)... read more
Sep 25, 2017
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Melissa Patsalides is the Director of USAID/PPL's Office of Learning, Evaluation, and Research. A good part of my office’s work is about helping staff gather and act on quality evidence and evaluation in collaboration with partners... read more
Sep 18, 2017
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This blog was cross-posted from Accountability Lab. Photo Credit: Kathleen Flynn. Learning is never easy, particularly in Liberia. The context can change rapidly, information can be difficult to collect and decision-making can be... read more
Sep 14, 2017
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**Click here to access a recording of the announcement webinar on Tuesday, September 12th.** We were excited to receive exactly 100 submissions in the third-annual Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Case Competition, which was... read more
Sep 12, 2017
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Regular readers of the USAID Learning Lab blog may agree that in these complex times our effectiveness relies on learning about, and adapting to, the unique dynamics in the contexts in which we work. We are starting to get a better... read more
Sep 11, 2017
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Andrew Greer, Ph.D, is a Program Specialist, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in the Learning Division of USAID's Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance. While the concept of CLA has been widely written... read more
Sep 8, 2017
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We received exactly 100 Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition submissions this year, and I read all of them from start to finish. While I learned a lot about how USAID staff and partners are integrating CLA in... read more
Aug 29, 2017
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Guy Sharrock, Jenny Haddle, Dane Fredenburg work for Catholic Relief Services. If adapting is the most difficult aspect of CLA (see this blog), how can we manage that particular journey? Unsurprisingly, there are many possible... read more
Aug 23, 2017
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Image: Colombian women mediators taking part in a dialogue. USIP. Michael Zanchelli is a Program Officer for Learning, Evaluation, and Research at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Findings from an extensive evaluation of more than 100... read more
Aug 10, 2017
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USAID/Jordan’s Mission Director, Dr. Jim Barnhart speaks with Hayat Askat during the MEL Expo at the second annual USAID/Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Conference. USAID/Jordan. Jessica Ziegler is a Senior... read more
Aug 3, 2017
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