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The Civil Society Activity (CSA) seeks to improve institutional capacities and increase the sustainability of Mexican Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to effectively implement programs related to violence prevention, criminal justice reform, and human rights.
Community Contribution
USAID/Bangladesh signed a cooperative agreement, called Strengthening Political Landscape (SPL), with Democracy international (DI) with $10 Million in funding from the Department for International Development (DFID). The activity is a flagship five-year collaborative activity to promote tolerance in politics and mitigate conflict. USAID chose to build the CLA methodology into the design because of the fluid and complex political environment in Bangladesh and recognizing the need to adapt and adjust the interventions within the life of the activity.
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The Paper Series on Capacity and Capacity Strengthening shares insights gleaned from a subset of the literature examined by the Self-Reliance Learning Agenda (SRLA) landscape analysis, with the aim of prompting further discussion. It notes that capacity and capacity strengthening are complex and contested terms, with...
USAID Contribution
To be able to grasp women’s status and gender issues in the country, USAID/Lebanon needed to have gender-specific data in hand.
Community Contribution
In 2017, Gap Inc. and USAID launched the Women + Water Global Development Alliance to improve and sustain the health and well-being of women and communities touched by the apparel industry.
Community Contribution
Lecture Pour Tous (LPT) is a technical assistance program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Senegal and implemented by Chemonics International.
Community Contribution
We often default to the assumption that our programs will lead to greater positive change over time. The rate of change may be incremental, exponential, or something else, but it’s always positive. The reality of what change looks like, however, depends on the status of the system in which we’re intervening. Is the...
Community Contribution
| By Liz Ruedy
2019 DRG analysis of political transition Armenia
Community Contribution
What does it take to increase income, improve food security and nutrition, raise literacy rates, or decrease malaria? To achieve these goals, we design programs that logically lay out the ‘how’ and then we implement, monitor, assess, learn, and course correct. Staff, the engine of our organizations and programs,...
Community Contribution
A composite indicator (or index) combines two or more data sources into a single measure. From the Self-Reliance Metrics to the CSO Sustainability Index, composite indicators are everywhere at USAID. They are in our Country Development Cooperation Strategies and in the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning plans...
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