Learning from experiences to improve future actions has been a priority of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for decades. Indeed, a number of approaches to learning and knowledge management have already been tried in the Agency through general and sector specific initiatives, with...
This paper, written by Craig Valters for The Justice and Security Research Forum, provides an analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organisation.
Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
This resource captures some of the learning from the Emergency Capacity Building Project's experience of collaboration.
This document provides a brief overview of the Emergency Capacity Building Project and an introduction to their resource: What We Know About Collaboration: the ECB country consortium experience.
This report discusses the impact of the National Health Plan in post-conflict Liberia.
This document contains the agenda, facilitator guidance, summary of "big picture reflection," survey responses, and notes from an After-Action Review of a USAID/Uganda Partners Meeting held on 11/8/11
Alps, the Accountability, Learning, and Planning System of ActionAid International, is a framework that sets out the key accountability requirements, guidelines and processes in ActionAid Internationa
This guideline, authored by the Asian Development Bank, offers a framework for strengthening internal learning from operational practice, and external learning from long-term knowledge partnerships.
This guide presents an approach to developing a monitoring and evaluation system for projects supported by the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).