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Breakthrough ACTION is the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) flagship social and behavior change project. Led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, the project's mandate is to increase the practice of priority health behaviors and enable social norms for improved health and...
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HEP+ started in April 2016, with a new component for health sector reform. Three months later, HEP+ successfully connected all major players, produced consensus about vision, strategic lines, and reform stages. The president and vice president launched the reform process. Only one month later, Ministry of Health (MOH)...
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This case is about absorbing the realities of families living in high-risk communities in different countries to adapt an intervention proven to reduce risks of gang-joining in the U.S. It is about adaping the Los Angeles Gang Reduction and Youth Development secondary prevention model, hereafter referred to as the “LA...
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As part of its efforts to increase accountability to the people served through its projects, in 2016 CRS DRC put in place a nationwide, toll-free beneficiary feedback hotline through which participants could share their inputs, concerns and complaints on project activities. Initially trialed through five projects, the...
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Using integrated CLA approaches, The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) brought an innovative methodology to a traditional capacity development project in Ethiopia. The Local Capacity Development (LCD) project is a five-year (2014-2019) USAID/Ethiopia-funded activity implemented by Kaizen to strengthen the organizational capacity...
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This case concerns a shift in processes within the Africa Bureau’s Education Division of the Office of Sustainable Development (AFR/SD/ED), leading to multiple actions to set the foundation of CLA within the team and its USAID counterparts. A 2017 desk review of the team’s processes revealed a significant overlap in...
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World Vision’s food security, nutrition and resilience project, ‘Nobo Jatra/New Beginning’ in south west Bangladesh has a Promotional Graduation component with the goal to create pathways out of poverty for 14,000 ultra-poor women, split into two cohorts of 7,000 each. Promotional Graduation has a strong learning and...
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The USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (Oceans) is a five-year regional program funded by USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, promote sustainable fisheries, and conserve marine biodiversity across Southeast Asia. In 2015, the program set...
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Natural resources management is a complex process in the context of Bangladesh because of the presence of a wide range of environmental and social factors. These make the job of managing natural resources hard for the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) alone. To protect the ecosystem and help the government in managing...
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The AVSI led consortium (AVSI Foundation, IMPAQ International, and Trickle Up) is more than 50% through the first refinement year of a seven year Food for Peace (FFP) funded activity called Graduating to Resilience (the Activity) and the lesson is clear: Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) doesn’t just happen....
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