Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of learning networks as a core KM and Learning service from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
The GROOVE Market Facilitation Mentoring Program is designed to increase staff capacity to implement value chain programs that provide sustainable economic benefits to the poor and support institutional capacity building in market facilitation.
A background paper on facilitating systemic change in value chains for the November 2012 USAID Experience Summit on Strengthening Country Systems.
Five Things Every Practitioner Should Know about M&E for Value Chain Projects
This presentation demonstrates the value of learning networks and walks through the phases of implementing learning networks.