RTI Learning Event
This blog post was contributed by Josephine (Josie) Francisco of USAID Philippines and Meagan Meekins and Rajeev Colaço of RTI International. RTI’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA) Community of... read more
Sep 18, 2018
| Learning Lab
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Amy Leo is a Communications Specialist on the USAID LEARN contract and Reena Nadler is a Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning Specialist on USAID's CLA Team in the Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning. Amy and... read more
Sep 12, 2018
| USAID Learning Lab Team
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USAID is a learning organization and has made great strides in this area via the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) and the proliferation of Learning Agendas. Intentionally focusing on learning from the... read more
Sep 3, 2018
| Shannon Griswold
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Kat Haugh is a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning Specialist on the USAID LEARN contract. We all have them: that 50-page report sitting on your desk that you’ve never read. And when you think about reading it, you... read more
Aug 29, 2018
| Learning Lab
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Dave Algoso is a social change consultant working with Mercy Corps on the CLAIM network. When I’m doing CLA and you’re doing CLA, does that mean we’re doing the same things? Not necessarily! That was one takeaway from the recently... read more
Aug 26, 2018
| Learning Lab
At this year’s Moving the Needle event, a thought-provoking panel session on “Measuring the Hard to Measure” tackled a tough development question: how can we measure the contribution of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) to... read more
Aug 21, 2018
| Learning Lab
LEARN Team at Moving the Needle
Piers Bocock is Chief of Party of the USAID LEARN contract. The purpose of this blog post is to confirm and share some exciting news about the USAID LEARN contract. On October 1, 2018, when the fifth and final year of the contract... read more
Aug 20, 2018
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Photo Humentum Session
This blog was cross-posted from Humentum. Piers Bocock is Chief of Party of the USAID LEARN contract. I’m not sure how it happened: perhaps it’s just a factor of time and persistence; or maybe it’s the hints of gray near my temples... read more
Aug 16, 2018
| Learning Lab
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Just over a year ago, when the USAID LEARN team grew to 30+ staff, we noticed a gap in our learning and knowledge management practices. Ad hoc conversations and team-wide emails were no longer working for such a large group of... read more
Aug 15, 2018
| Matthew Baker
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This blog was cross-posted from AgriLinks. Piers Bocock is Chief of Party of the USAID LEARN contract. One of the most refreshing changes that I’ve observed in the international development sector over the past 5-10 years is a... read more
Aug 14, 2018
| Learning Lab