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.
One of the most important things we can do is infuse CLA consistently and coherently throughout the entire solicitation.
As you manage your activity, you have a chance to model these practices and to encourage and incentivize them in your implementing partner (IP).
This document, an ADS 201 Additional Help resource, provides direction on how to develop a Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) plan for a Mission's Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).It outlines the information to include in a CLA plan, describes the processes Missions can use to understand their current CLA...
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
This document provides recommendations regarding the participation of USAID staff on external evaluations. It is for use primarily by USAID staff.
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
This Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.