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The MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening Activity (MaMoni HSS), a four-year award (2013-2017) implemented by Jhpiego and Save the Children, builds on the success of previous USAID projects. The project's goal is to expand access to, and utilization of, integrated maternal, newborn and child health, nutrition, and family...
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Shae Thot is a $70 million USAID-supported integrated community development project working in over 2,800 villages across Central Myanmar and Kayah State. It is a complex project with four large intervention components implemented by a range of partners. In line with significant changes in the implementation context and...
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The Local Capacity Development (LCD) project has regularly employed a collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) approach in its efforts to strengthen the capacity of local organizations in Ethiopia. Through creating relationships between local implementing partners, LCD has been able to increase the capacity of local...
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This case concerns the USAID-funded, Feed the Future Zambia Mawa Project (2012-2017), implemented in the Eastern Province of Zambia. The project was designed to positively impact upon agriculture and nutrition involving interventions in: farming; savings and loans; maternal, infant and young child feeding and care...
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Midway through a five-year, $10 million cooperative agreement to increase the incomes of small producers, and with mounting concerns about project performance, USAID/Paraguay conducted an external assessment to identify opportunities for improvement. Given our very limited resources, innovation is always key. Knowing...
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This case study profiles USAID/Afghanistan’s efforts to strengthen its approach to collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) by identifying and improving the conditions that can support integration of CLA into the Mission’s program cycle.  
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| By John Burg
USAID/Food for Peace’s pilot approach, Refine and Implement, builds a one-year refinement period into each activity. At the end of the year, we ask implementing partners to refine their theories of change and implementation planning to better respond to the opportunities and challenges in the local context.CLA...
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Watch an interview with this activity's Contracting Officer's Representative William Baldridge:Tunisia faces a youth bulge and youth unemployment is more than 30% (and nearly 50% among college graduates). The USAID Business Reform and Competitiveness Project was a three-year job creation activity that targeted key...
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| By Jim Defay
This paper describes how adaptive management can be fostered if participatory 'evaluative thinking' activities are used to analyze assumptions in theory of change models.
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The Biodiversity Cross-Mission Learning Program has two key components: (1) a Theory of Change to serve as a common framework for implementing a learning agenda; and (2) facilitation of virtual learning groups around learning agendas that allow participants to learn at their own pace and level of engagement.The video...
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