There is a growing recognition that political economy analysis (PEA) is an essential aspect of external donor assistance to complex health reform processes. USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening (2015–2019), for example, recognizes that “broad political economy issues often drive health systems organization,...
Recently, the DRG Center presented the findings from six DRG Integration Case Studies (Ethiopia, Indonesia, Rwanda, Guatemala, Malawi and Nepal) to 50 representatives of key USAID offices, universities, and implementing partners. Now we present our Synthesis Report, which gathers all of the evidence and synthesizes lessons for the entire agency. Also included are Tip Sheets for Integrating DRG in the Field and Two-Pagers on each of the six Case Studies.
This paper, written by Craig Valters for The Justice and Security Research Forum, provides an analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organisation.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes the success of the KDMD experience in "contractual flexibility," including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
This report discusses the impact of the National Health Plan in post-conflict Liberia.
Using case studies, this paper translates key roles that a market facilitator is asked to play into tangible examples that help practitioners better understand their roles and responsibilities.
FAO's Knowledge Strategy report formulates a vision of knowledge sharing for the organization.
This KM World presentation provides an overview of 3M's lessons learned from their KM Strategy rollout.
This UNDP strategy report captures prior organizational challenges and achievements and presents a vision to share and utilize UNDP's global expertise.
This toolkit from ODI presents 30 useful tools and techniques that have been used to facilitate improved knowledge and learning in the development and humanitarian sectors.