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Collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) is USAID's approach to becoming a more effective development organization by becoming a more effective learning organization. This fact sheet provides an overview of CLA at the Agency, capacity building resources, and ways to engage.
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Adaptive management is increasingly seen as critical capability for development programmes and policies that are more effective, efficient, relevant and sustainable. There is increasing recognition that such work requires significant changes to the organizational structures, management processes,...
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USAID's Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) and the United Nations Evaluation Development Group for Asia and the Pacific (UNEDAP) cohosted the Asia Regional Evaluation Evidence Exchange, which was held from October 19 to 20, 2015, at USAID/RDMA’s Asia Regional Training Center in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Medical laboratory science has been called "the hidden profession that saves lives." Medical laboratory scientists (MLS) are scientific investigators, analyzing bodily fluids and specimens to aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. In Africa, MLS are champions in the fight to contain and eliminate...
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The Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) Program is a 6-year USAID-funded project in Uganda. The program is USAID’s vehicle for empowering local governments in Uganda to drive the decentralization process, a necessary condition for sustained improvement in social sector services.SDS grants aim at...
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The Sahel Resilience Learning (SAREL) is a five-year project whose purpose is to provide monitoring, evaluation, collaboration and learning support to USAID's Resilience in the Sahel-Enhanced (RISE) initiative. RISE includes 28 USAID projects that are being implemented in the Sahel Resilience Strategy's zones of...
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This submission describes a knowledge management (KM) intervention designed to help the Palestinian Health Capacity Project (PHCP) begin to address an urgent, longstanding, and worsening problem that has been weakening the health system serving the West Bank. That problem consists of a lack of readily available...
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Assistance and interventions in global health now take years to be implemented, and many are not scaled up, thus having limited population-level impact. In addition, country ownership and sustainability are not often achieved. This collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) case study highlights efforts at building a...
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As part of the Feed the Future India-Africa Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (NRM) Innovation Sharing Platform program, USAID/India is supporting TechnoServe, together with partners GRAVIS and Catholic Relief Services, Malawi (CRS), the local African Innovation Adopter (AIA), to transfer one such frugal...
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Resources from the June 2013 Lab Session on CLA
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