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The LAC MEL Peer Network promotes sharing of MEL practices, tools, and evidence generation tailored to the region. Mission MEL Specialists across the region are sharing information and using one another as resources. For example, LAC Mission MEL Specialists have shared MEL templates and capacity building materials (in English and Spanish) and collaborated on performance indicator development and tracking systems.
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Evaluation syntheses are analytic reviews of evaluations that aggregate findings from evaluation reports and/or examine the quality of the evaluations reviewed. This Discussion Note, Making Evidence Accessible through Evaluation Synthesis, focuses on two common types of evaluation syntheses that USAID commissions:...
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USAID/Ukraine applied elements of the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) framework and key concepts to strengthen strategic planning and donor coordination in Ukraine. The Ukraine collaborative mapping effort supports USAID/Ukraine in achieving the following objectives: 1) to assess and analyze the current...
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Addressing health systems needs globally requires effective resource allocation and the ability to make decisions based on available information. In low- and middle-income countries, financial, and many times human, resources are limited and yet policymakers are required to make decisions to improve health systems and...
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The USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program (SHRP), the Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity (LARA) along with the Uganda Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), made significant, steady impact on early grade reading throughout Uganda, but we believe it could be greater.  Despite the pervasive...
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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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In 2001, the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) was created to provide a unified response to combating the epidemic. While the HIV prevalence declined from 2% in 2001 to 1.3% in 2016, the Caribbean is still the second-most affected region in the world, and a significant gap remains in meeting key...
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The USAID Business Reform and Competitiveness Project’s (BRCP) Access to Finance component achieved breakthrough results (equity and credit deals leveraged) in Tunisia, utilizing an innovative CLA (collaborating, learning and adapting) approach. The project has leveraged $33,377,876 in equity and credit capital for 16...
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| By Jim Defay
To support the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs (OAPA) with the critical responsibility of preparing congressional responses efficiently and effectively, the IBM Business Analysis Team adapted an Agency resource to serve as a knowledge management solution. Employing key collaborating, learning, and adapting (...
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In early 2016, USAID/Jordan Program Office (PRO) partnered with its Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) to develop and deploy the Jordan Development Knowledge Management Portal, known as KaMP, a web-based repository of the most relevant resources specific to the development experience in Jordan. KaMP serves...
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