There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that people struggle to actually use data and evidence to inform their decisions. While there are a number of reasons for this, one of the main reasons is that teams and organizations often fail to internalize the data and evidence they have. If people don’t interpret or...
Using large-scale surveys to understand context and address learning needs
Tips for Creating a Learning Agenda
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.
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...
In close collaboration with the USAID Bureau for Food Security, the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project organizes Market Facilitation Peer-Learning Events aimed at sharing learning and experiences among Implementation...
New Directions in Local Capacity Development
Report: Integration of USAID in the Western Highlands
Want to make the most of tables from the Demographic and Health Surveys? New video explains it all--subtitles, denominators, footnotes and more!
A background paper on facilitating systemic change in value chains for the November 2012 USAID Experience Summit on Strengthening Country Systems.