A guide on local philanthropy as an element of societal self-reliance.
There is a growing recognition that political economy analysis (PEA) is an essential aspect of external donor assistance to complex health reform processes. USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening (2015–2019), for example, recognizes that “broad political economy issues often drive health systems organization,...
These core resources accompany "Thinking and Working Politically through Applied PEA: A Guide for Practitioners" providing tools needed to plan and support PEA/TWP efforts.
Tips to make designs more reflective of power dynamics and incentives
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Recently, the DRG Center presented the findings from six DRG Integration Case Studies (Ethiopia, Indonesia, Rwanda, Guatemala, Malawi and Nepal) to 50 representatives of key USAID offices, universities, and implementing partners. Now we present our Synthesis Report, which gathers all of the evidence and synthesizes lessons for the entire agency. Also included are Tip Sheets for Integrating DRG in the Field and Two-Pagers on each of the six Case Studies.
This is the solicitation that RDMA issued for a Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor. Missions seeking to hire Learning Advisors may find the position description useful.
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.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes the success of the KDMD experience in "contractual flexibility," including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
This presentation reviews outcome mapping concepts and walks through the steps involved in the three stages of outcome mapping, utilizing EcoZD as an example.