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This resource, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see https://usaidlearninglab.org/context-driven-adaptation-overview), provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also relates TWP to the journey to self-reliance. As...
USAID Contribution
USAID established Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) as a practice area in 2009 to improve organizational effectiveness and development results. The USAID Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL) and the USAID LEARN contract sought to create a participatory process to help mission staff think more...
Community Contribution
The Open Contracting Partnership is driven by two goals, as articulated in its 2015-2018 strategy: building global norms and demand for open contracting; and strengthening implementation of open contracting on the ground. The pursuit of both goals hinges on learning and evidence.While the strategy describes these...
Community Contribution
USAID/Uganda has invested in an ever-evolving approach to developing the enabling environment for CLA at the Mission and beyond. Through a series of inter-related, multi-format activities, the Mission focuses on individual, team, and organizational effectiveness, specifically introducing methods to overcome the various...
USAID Contribution
In June 2015, the USAID/Uganda Feed the Future Agricultural Inputs Activity was reaching its midway point, and the team commissioned a Strategic Assessment to determine if the Activity was on track towards achieving transformational change in the agro-inputs system. The Strategic Assessment found that the Activity’s...
Community Contribution
Shifting Aid Models to Manage for Systemic Change
Community Contribution
Liberating Structures book
Community Contribution
This handbook provides guidance to Missions in how to implement Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) in development programs. It was published in August 2011 by the EGAT (now E3) bureau. USAID's innovative Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) initiative provides methodologies and tools...
USAID Contribution
This Devex article provides an overview of USAID forward, describing the context, defining themes (strategy, design, and competition), and examining implications.
Community Contribution
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