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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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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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Bill Clinton once said, "The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change."When Global Health Supply Chain Program Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Zambia began operations, the technical organizational structure was overhauled to be more inter-connected, agile and adaptable....
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In 2014, USAID and Sida launched the Civil Society Innovation Initiative (CSiI), to support new and established approaches to promote, strengthen, and connect a vibrant, pluralistic, and rights-based civil society. To date, CSiI has convened donors, implementers, and over 250 civil society actors to co-create one global...
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When the U.S. Global Development Lab commissioned a study to better understand how field colleagues understood and took steps to integrate science, technology, innovation, and/or partnerships (STIP) into their work, we used a CLA approach to make the research and dissemination process into a learning exercise. We did...
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Plan International is a pioneer of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach — a method that triggers community-wide behavior change on sanitation practices, ending open defecation, and stimulating household investment in toilets. We tested, implemented, and evaluated the relative effect of different CLTS...
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The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project, supported by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, collaborated with Ghana Health Service and Grameen Foundation under the Concern Worldwide US, Inc. Innovations for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project Care Community Hub to address one of the reported...
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As part of the Feed the Future India-Africa Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (NRM) Innovation Sharing Platform program, USAID/India is supporting TechnoServe, together with partners GRAVIS and Catholic Relief Services, Malawi (CRS), the local African Innovation Adopter (AIA), to transfer one such frugal...
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