The following briefs are intended to support USAID Missions and implementing partners as they implement the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) approach throughout the Program Cycle. These guidance documents draw on experience from the Knowledge-Driven Microenterprise Development (KDMD) project about different concepts and activities related to learning. The resources included in this collection reflect how any project can integrate similar approaches to improve development outcomes.

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Twitter is a form of online communication known as micro-blogging, which allows users to engage and interact with a diverse audience through short messages. Posts on Twitter are known as tweets and are restricted to 140 characters or less. In addition to posting tweets, users can also follow and... read more
September 25, 2013
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USAID's work consists of international collaborations that can now be easily accomplished through virtual meetings and events. Having an effective facilitator for online events helps ensure that the agenda flows smoothly, key messages are conveyed, and participants feel welcomed, connected, and... read more
September 24, 2013
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This guidance provides information on conducting an After-Action Review (AAR), including goals, assumptions/requirements, how-tos, lessons learned/best practice, and resources. It should be used after a project or major activity to allow team members and leaders to discover (learn) what happened... read more
August 21, 2012