This document, an ADS 201 Additional Help resource, provides direction on how to develop a Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) plan for a Mission's Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).It outlines the information to include in a CLA plan, describes the processes Missions can use to understand their current CLA...
This paper provides an overview of the facilitation approach with information drawn from its use in market systems development.
A new article in the Knowledge Management for Development Journal
Shifting Aid Models to Manage for Systemic Change
Liberating Structures book
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 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...
Written for non-profits, implementing partners can use this to support their monitoring, while USAID can use it for learning about their programs through monitoring CDCS/ CLA.
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
The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) will allow program officers, working in close collaboration with each to identify current organizational strengths and weaknesses and establish a plan for improvement that includes mechanisms to measure change.