All posts tagged with "Guidance"
This resource, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see https://usaidlearninglab.org/context-driven-adaptation-overview), provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also... read more
How can Developmental Evaluations support Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) in our work? This short briefer illustrates the ways and means Developmental Evaluations can support CLA.
Tips for Creating a Learning Agenda: Based on the findings of a Landscape Analysis of Learning Agendas at USAID
This document outlines ways a learning agenda may benefit an operating unit or team and describes characteristics of an effective learning agenda; it offers general steps to the development industry of this tool. This document was created with USAID in mind, but its... read more
These tips are part of a series of tips and resources to support context-driven adaptation in programming. For other resources, see the public version of the Context-Driven Adaptation Collection or the internal staff version. This note collects a few tips, from those who... read more
These tips are part of a series of tips and resources to support context-driven adaptation in programming. For other resources, see the public version of the Context-Driven Adaptation Collection or the internal staff version. While immediate programming benefits when it is... read more
Tips on Learning from Context Formal and Informal Approaches to Understanding the Local Political Economy
Successfully adapting your programmatic efforts and policy engagement to the context depends on maintaining your understanding of that context. Given this, continuous learning and feedback loops--not only about your programming, but also about the environment you are... read more
This paper is for donors looking for ways to ensure that our interventions produce lasting results that are owned and directed by the people they are meant to benefit. It offers practical advice and examples based on the experiences of a variety of different donors, as well... read more
These tips relate to the theory of change (TOC) that animates your programming - a description of how the Mission perceives the system it wants to change, and how and why the Project Purpose is expected to be achieved in the project context. For a more robust discussion of... read more
These tips are designed to help staff improve their solicitations to match context-driven, adaptive designs and intent. The tips in this document can be tailored to acquisition or assistance approaches. There is no evidence that context-driven adaptive programming is better... read more
Working Group Resource
This 2-page brief provides and outline of how to develop and maintain a comprehensive record of relevant information about indicators in the form of a Performance Indicators Reference Sheet (PIRS).
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