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To be effective in complex environments we need to be more agile and able to adapt to changes in needs and opportunities in a timely and intentional way.This document articulates why adaptive management is important, unpacks what it is, and elaborates the four elements that underpin it: culture, people and skills, tools...
Community Contribution
A conversation with Tracy Miller (USAID Contracting Officer); Neil Price (Deputy Director, OAA) and Tony Pryor (Training Advisor, PPL/SPP) on adaptive mechanisms, and the lessons learned from Uganda.
USAID Contribution
This document is a sample PD for senior M&E position in USAID/Indonesia. It speaks about how Learning and Adaption is related to M&E duties. Such senior M&E position should not only seek staff who are "learning ambitious" but have an appreciation of that country's broader evaluation context, from where...
USAID Contribution
This Zimbabwe Transition Country Development Cooperation Strategy outlines the focus of USAID’s program in Zimbabwe to help support the transition to a democratic, peaceful, productive, multi-racial society; take care of its citizens; abide by the rule of law; respect human rights; and contribute to regional...
USAID Contribution
By all measures, PRIME is a very complex project; a 62-million dollar project, covering five technical components, managing an innovation fund, addressing gender and disability, operating in three regions of Ethiopia through ten partner organizations that co-locate in seven field offices.In areas frequently exposed...
Community Contribution
Development practitioners have increasingly realized the value of learning by doing and of incorporating flexibility into program design. These adaptive approaches have particular application to programs that are affected by or that seek to influence policy reform. In policy work, success typically depends on an ability...
Community Contribution
This paper provides an overview of the facilitation approach with information drawn from its use in market systems development.
USAID Contribution
This is the recording from a webinar with SID/W KM Working Group and thought leader Ben Ramalingam
Community Contribution
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance of using resources adaptively and transparently as part of a knowledge management and learning approach from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
USAID Contribution
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of feedback loops from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
USAID Contribution

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