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.
Summary report of findings from the 2016 MEL Platforms Assessment
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents