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This blog post was written by Monalisa Salib, Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID LEARN contract. Image credit As collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) champions, you may have colleagues asking you, “well, what’s the return on... read more
Oct 25, 2018
| Monalisa Salib
This blog post was written by Monalisa Salib, Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID LEARN contract. Real talk: Collaboration can be hard. Sometimes it’s hard because you don’t like the people you have to work with, and more often than... read more
Oct 24, 2018
| Monalisa Salib
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This blog post was written by Ali Hayat (Chief of Party, MESP) and Dan Killian (Technical Manager, MSI). Decision-makers in international development are increasingly inundated with information. Effectively navigating and utilizing... read more
Oct 23, 2018
| Learning Lab
In December 2017, I wrote a blog about some of the insights gained during a workshop on Context-Driven Adaptation, where many of our sharpest field officers shared the ways that they assessed and adapted to shifts in context to keep... read more
Oct 18, 2018
| David Jacobstein
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Katie Zoerhoff is a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) at RTI International. Ms. Zoerhoff works on ENVISION, USAID’s global flagship project aiming to control and eliminate... read more
Oct 11, 2018
| Learning Lab
Now that collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) practices are taking hold more and more across USAID and its implementing partners, we are finding ourselves in conversations about what it looks like to be integrating CLA too... read more
Oct 9, 2018
| Monalisa Salib
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Previously we shared some of our reasoning behind the U.S. Global Development Lab’s efforts to develop a Utilization-Focused Learning Agenda (ÜFLA), which emphasizes program design for the last step of the Knowledge Cycle. We’re... read more
Oct 2, 2018
| USAID Learning Lab Team
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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