A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
This Discussion Note shares practical approaches and considerations for designing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) platforms in Missions. “MEL platforms” refer to the portfolio of institutional support mechanisms designed to build capacity within USAID Missions to collect, analyze, and use high quality data...
This paper provides an overview of the facilitation approach with information drawn from its use in market systems development.
The value of an evaluation is in its use. Evaluations should inform decision-making, contribute to learning, and help improve the quality of development programs. This guidance offers USAID Program Officers practical guidance to ensure that evaluations serve these purposes and support improvement and learning. While...
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This presentation provides an overview of best practices in outcome mapping in order to further the use and development of outcome mapping and the outcome mapping learning community.
This position description for a learning advisor position provides useful information for those that want to apply or for those developing their own organizational learning advisors.
USAID/Uganda's CLA Annex describes the value of collaborating, learning, and adapting, as well as activities that Uganda will accomplish under the CLA.