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To improve organizational learning and effectively address programmatic challenges, CRS Vietnam has made deliberate efforts to operationalize the USAID-initiated CLA approach. Through a Start Network-funded emergency response to the worst flooding in nearly 20 years caused by the Damrey typhoon, five CLA subcomponents...
Community Contribution
Cracking the Nut Health: The Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems: Lessons from the 2016 Conference
Community Contribution
Tackling polio, as well as other viruses and diseases, in cross-border areas is necessary to keep them from spreading across countries, continents, and the globe. As the Core Group Polio Project (CGPP) has used its coordination model in countries to stop the virus for 16 years, this expertise can be adapted for new...
Community Contribution
This case study explores the challenges to implementing an agricultural extension program in Afghanistan. It focuses most closely on how building a stronger M&E system helps to support the whole program, and how a collaborative approach to learning from past mistakes has created changes and adaptations to old habits...
Community Contribution
The Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) Program, a USAID-funded project in Uganda, carried out a Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) study to assess the impact of one of its intervention approaches: program support through integrated planning and budgeting for direct technical assistance, a...
Community Contribution
| By Ella Hoxha
Jhpiego is implementing the USAID-funded Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) project (2012-2017) to support the efforts of the Government of Ethiopia to improve the status of the health workforce. To this end, the project collaborates with a number of local entities. This case study highlights collaboration...
Community Contribution
With support from USAID, DAI was contracted to execute the Lebanon Water and Wastewater Sector Support Program (LWWSS), a 6-year project which seeks to improve the water management practices of the 4 regional water establishments in Lebanon by providing technical assistance and infrastructure improvement. It included...
Community Contribution
| By Dima Masri
In 2012, the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre began implementing a pilot “Test, Treat and Prevent HIV” initiative for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (TG) population, which constitutes almost half of new infections in Thailand. When there was a need and opportunity to expand this initiative, USAID,...
Community Contribution
With USAID’s support, Global Communities, in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Health, has been implementing the Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program in Bong, Nimba and Lofa counties of Liberia since 2010. When the first cases of Ebola struck Liberia in Lofa County in March 2014, project staff...
Community Contribution
Have you ever experienced challenges making decisions with a large and diverse group of actors from USAID Missions/OUs and implementing partners – especially when trying something new?It’s a good time to think about how the Agency’s approach to shared decision-making affects innovation throughout the Program Cycle,...
USAID Contribution

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