A guide on local philanthropy as an element of societal self-reliance.
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...
PEA of drivers of competitiveness in Serbian value chains
Between September-November 2017, J.E. Austin Associates, Inc. (JAA) deployed a three-person team to undertake a political economy analysis (PEA) of the coffee, soybean, and dried bean value chains in South Kivu, with a focus on the Territoires of Kabare, Kalehe, and Walungu. This report summarizes the key findings,...
Tips to make designs more reflective of power dynamics and incentives
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
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.
This is the solicitation that RDMA issued for a Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor. Missions seeking to hire Learning Advisors may find the position description useful.
This paper, written by Craig Valters for The Justice and Security Research Forum, provides an analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organisation.
This presentation provides an overview of best practices in outcome mapping in order to further the use and development of outcome mapping and the outcome mapping learning community.