USAID's Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting principles and approaches help staff and partners to work more effectively with local actors, country partners...
Most USAID Missions and USAID/Washington operating units (OUs) have a set of guidance, policies, and templates to manage the administrative, logistical, and security aspects of on-boarding and off-boarding staff.
Effective collaboration is a critical aspect of USAID’s work. It ensures that the Agency establishes and leverages relationships with key stakeholders, including other U.S. government actors, donors, host government counterparts, partners, civil society, and the private sector. Collaboration is important in order to...
Applying Evidence: What Works? A Rapid Literature Review
Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
Collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) is USAID's approach to becoming a more effective development organization by becoming a more effective learning organization. This fact sheet provides an overview of CLA at the Agency, capacity building resources, and ways to engage.
Co-Creation Discussion Note
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...
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.