A four step tool for managing the systematic transfer organizational knowledge
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that people struggle to actually use data and evidence to inform their decisions. While there are a number of reasons for this, one of the main reasons is that teams and organizations often fail to internalize the data and evidence they have. If people don’t interpret or...
Practitioners working in nutrition must start thinking about the effect food, health, and education systems have on nutrition practices and outcomes. “Systems thinking” means paying attention to the unpredictable interactions among actors, sectors, disciplines, and determinants of nutrition. That thinking results in new ways of approaching, analyzing, and solving challenges, which must be applied through policy development, program design, implementation, and research. SPRING approaches systems in two ways – by articulating and promoting systems thinking for nutrition and by strengthening specific components of those systems. This paper makes the case for why systems thinking is important for nutrition and proposes several approaches to strengthening systems for nutrition.
In close collaboration with the USAID Bureau for Food Security, the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project organizes Market Facilitation Peer-Learning Events aimed at sharing learning and experiences among Implementation...
It’s really hard to talk about failure.Admitting Failure hopes to change that. It is painful for civil society organizations to acknowledge when we don’t meet our goals and objectives; it is just as painful to worry about how funders will react to such failure. The paradox is that we do everything we can to avoid...
The SEEP Practitioner Learning Program (PLP) on Rural and Agricultural Finance and Food Security (RAFFS) is an action learning project that focused on approaches to, and the interconnection of, rural and agricultural finance and household well-being, including food security.
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This brief focuses on the participatory monitoring and evaluation of progress along impact pathways.