This resource, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see https://usaidlearninglab.org/context-driven-adaptation-overview), provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also relates TWP to the journey to self-reliance. As...
Frequently asked questions on USAID/Brazil performance monitoring indicators
To ensure that USAID is learning from the implementation of the Program Cycle and filling in knowledge gaps around what can be improved in the current iteration of the Program Cycle Operational Policy, the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) developed a learning agenda. The agenda has five...
Summary report of findings from the 2016 MEL Platforms Assessment
The "Systems and Complexity White Paper" is a how-to manual for USAID missions, operating units and partners on the application of systemic design, monitoring & evaluation practices into international development programming.
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.
Updated version of the OCA tool for facilitated self-assessment of organizational strengths and weaknesses
The DUNS/SAM screencasts are designed to help USAID staff and its current and future partners better understand the steps required to register with the federally-mandated DUNS and SAM systems.
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.