One of the most important things we can do is infuse CLA consistently and coherently throughout the entire solicitation.
To help set an activity up for success, we need to design it in such a way that will enable USAID staff and future implementing partners (IPs) to share crucial knowledge, learn from their experience, and adapt their approaches as needed in order to achieve the outcomes sought.
As you manage your activity, you have a chance to model these practices and to encourage and incentivize them in your implementing partner (IP).
The Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) is an initiative envisioned as a globally networked learning alliance that aims to actively identify, operationalise and promote rigorous evidence-based approaches to adaptive management. GLAM has a legacy of research on effective monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) for Adaptive management (MEL4AM) and a library focused on adaptive and MEL4AM work.
The USAID/Philippines Health Project (2017–2022) is a portfolio of 11 activities to improve the health of under-served Filipinos. Based on evidence from its 2016 Health Portfolio Evaluation and Project Appraisal Document, USAID/Philippines determined that it is uniquely positioned to strengthen its impact in critical health areas – such as family planning and tuberculosis – by leveraging USAID’s Evaluation Policy and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) principles.
Techniques for achieving results and tracking progress in the fluid and rapidly changing operating environment of authoritarian-ruled Belarus.
USAID/Bangladesh's first ever Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) on designing one of the flagship activities titled- ‘Advancing Universal Health Coverage (AUHC)’ demonstrates a set of exemplary practices of collaboration, learning and adaptation. This BAA is unique, not in the overall process, but because it has generated...
Is a genuinely sustainable, locally-led, politically-smart approach to economic governance and Business Environment Reform possible? Lessons from 10 years implementing ENABLE in Nigeria
A compilation of three tools developed to discuss incorporating CLA into Activity Design & Implementation.
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.