Development Challenge: Feed the Future’s Mawa Project was designed to bridge the gap between agriculture and nutrition in Zambia via interventions in farming; savings and loans; maternal, infant and young child feeding and care... read more
Dec 4, 2017
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Monalisa Salib is a Manager of Organizational Learning & Research on the USAID/LEARN contract. Image: Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. When we work with USAID Missions and Implementing Partners,... read more
Nov 30, 2017
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Kelly Scott is a ‎Technical Advisor for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning with ‎Catholic Relief Services. Within the international development and relief industry, there has been a concerted focus on increasingly... read more
Nov 29, 2017
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Did you know that purposeful reflection on one’s accumulated experience leads to greater learning than the accumulation of additional similar experience? This is one of the many things I learned while conducting the fall 2017... read more
Nov 28, 2017
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Organizational Challenge: The USAID/Guatemala Health and Education Office was considering a new project to address the challenge of out-of-school, unemployed youth in the Western Highlands. CLA Approach: CLA in Implementing... read more
Nov 27, 2017
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Organizational Challenge: In June 2016, USAID/Jordan decided that, while its systems were producing strong evaluations, there must be a way to further enhance the utility of the final recommendations for learning and subsequent... read more
Nov 21, 2017
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Parker Bennett is a Program Officer at USAID/Zimbabwe. One Friday a month in Zimbabwe, staff from Feed the Future Crop Development and Livestock Development activities come together to learn from one another, share their expertise... read more
Nov 20, 2017
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Organizational Challenge: Following the US government’s withdrawal from Yemen in 2015, USAID placed most development projects on full suspension. In the meantime, USAID/Yemen started piloting a small number of high-impact, early... read more
Nov 16, 2017
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Earthquake-affected women in the new community of Emilio del Solar (named after the supportive Mayor of Chincha Baja), in Peru, share their vision for improving their reinforced adobe neighborhood during a project monitoring visit... read more
Nov 15, 2017
| Amy Leo
This piece was cross-posted from It was originally published on November 6, 2017. Setting the scene When I joined our global program management team at Mercy Corps in 2014, I finally had the space to think about how we... read more
Nov 14, 2017
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