Compiled in partnership between the U.S. Global Development Lab’s Office of Evaluation and Impact Assessment (Lab/EIA) and the USAID LEARN contract, Learning (in the) Lab: A Utilization-Focused Learning Playbook is designed to share with our colleagues the tools and resources we’ve used to design, develop, implement, and iterate upon a bureau-wide, utilization-focused learning agenda called the Lab Evaluation, Research, and Learning (ERL) Plan.
Techniques for achieving results and tracking progress in the fluid and rapidly changing operating environment of authoritarian-ruled Belarus.
CLA and Developmental Evaluations
Governments play a major role in the development process, constantly introducing reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have a limited impact, however; schools get built but children don’t learn, IT systems are introduced but not used, plans are written but not implemented...
This policy update is the work of USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning’s Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research (PPL/LER). This update had been made to ensure consistency with revisions to USAID’s Automated Directives System (ADS) Chapter 201 Program Cycle Operational Policy,...
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
CapacityPlus is a USAID global project, led by IntraHealth International, with the goal of strengthening human resources for health (HRH) in low- and middle-income countries. The project uses the Integrated Human Resource Information System (iHRIS) to help countries capture information on their health workforces and...
This newly-updated Guide offers comprehensive guidance including a unique logic model and 42 common indicators to measure the process, reach, usefulness, and learning/action outcomes of knowledge management (KM) activities in the context of global health and development programs.
Addressing tacit knowledge is critical for effective organizational learning. Although tacit knowledge can be challenging to identify and manage, creating processes and practices that facilitate its capture and transfer can allow organizations to create efficiencies and improve their learning practice. This document provides guidance on methods for identifying, capturing, and transferring tacit knowledge based on experiences from the USAID-funded Knowledge-Driven Microenterprise Development (KDMD) project.