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Within the past few years RTI has focused internally on intentionally growing our efforts to share and learn from each other across the organization, using a CLA approach to guide us.
Community Contribution
This case reflects on how the partnership generated lessons and evidence on what’s happening and what’s working in a collaborative learning space to provide impetus for collaboration, learning and adapting.
Community Contribution
USAID operates in a politically, economically and socially complex environment in South Sudan.
Community Contribution
Development is measured in statistics; economic growth rates, life expectancy, literacy rates, population growth – to mention just a few – provide an objective assessment of progress. But the numbers by themselves cannot tell the whole story. Although Vietnam is rightly acknowledged as a development success, with rapid...
Community Contribution
| By Dan Burns
Agricultural extension is key to spreading new technologies, promoting behavior change, and improving incomes and resilience to shocks. When national extension services frustrate and disappoint, where can farmers turn for inspiration, empowerment, and sound advice? With the intention of developing a systematic, cost-...
Community Contribution
The ECO Project was designed to strengthen USAID’s development impact by ensuring high-quality learning in the environment and climate change sectors. The project worked collaboratively with USAID counterparts to improve the technical capacity of USAID staff by designing and supporting the delivery of learning events,...
Community Contribution
The Open Contracting Partnership is driven by two goals, as articulated in its 2015-2018 strategy: building global norms and demand for open contracting; and strengthening implementation of open contracting on the ground. The pursuit of both goals hinges on learning and evidence.While the strategy describes these...
Community Contribution
Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
Community Contribution
Written for non-profits, implementing partners can use this to support their monitoring, while USAID can use it for learning about their programs through monitoring CDCS/ CLA.
Community Contribution
The HICD Handbook was developed by the Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade (EGAT) to help USAID integrate Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) into its development assistance programs.
USAID Contribution

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