Effective collaboration is a critical aspect of USAID’s work. It ensures that the Agency establishes and leverages relationships with key stakeholders, including other U.S. government actors, donors, host government counterparts, partners, civil society, and the private sector. Collaboration is important in order to...
Tips to make designs more reflective of power dynamics and incentives
USAID requires all projects to address gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) as a crosscutting theme and regularly undergo rigorous GESI analysis and compliance evaluation. As part of project design, USAID calls for mandatory use of GESI Action Plan and reporting on it as one of the key project deliverables. USAID...
The program office and/or project design team leader can use this tool during project design to understand ADS requirements for evaluation.
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
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 resource describes considerations for Mission as they design projects and provides examples from several Missions and technical offices that have incorporated CLA into project designs.
This is the solicitation that RDMA issued for a Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor. Missions seeking to hire Learning Advisors may find the position description useful.
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.