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This case details internal and external collaboration in the Community Health and Improved Nutrition (CHAIN) Project (2014-2019) implemented in Rwanda. CHAIN is a multi-sectoral nutrition project designed to address health and nutrition disparities that affect Rwandans. CHAIN developed a project management team (PMT) to...
USAID Contribution
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.
Community Contribution
From the outset, the AflaSTOP project in Kenya had an ambitious vision: widespread farmer adoption of grain storage and drying technologies that impact aflatoxin – a harmful toxin to humans and animals. This case study focuses on AflaSTOP’s drying component in particular and how a CLA approach is helping us overcome...
Community Contribution
The USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program works with the Ugandan Ministry of Education to develop a model for improving the reading in the early primary school grades. Though initial results were promising (reading achievement was significantly higher in the program compared to control schools), we wanted to do...
Community Contribution
The Sahel Resilience Learning (SAREL) is a five-year project whose purpose is to provide monitoring, evaluation, collaboration and learning support to USAID's Resilience in the Sahel-Enhanced (RISE) initiative. RISE includes 28 USAID projects that are being implemented in the Sahel Resilience Strategy's zones of...
Community Contribution
This is a case story about using collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) to improve a community-level intervention within the Community Connector (CC) project in Uganda. CC is a USAID Feed the Future project operating in 15 districts in north and southwestern Uganda. The project provides a comprehensive and multi-...
Community Contribution
This submission describes a knowledge management (KM) intervention designed to help the Palestinian Health Capacity Project (PHCP) begin to address an urgent, longstanding, and worsening problem that has been weakening the health system serving the West Bank. That problem consists of a lack of readily available...
Community Contribution
Assistance and interventions in global health now take years to be implemented, and many are not scaled up, thus having limited population-level impact. In addition, country ownership and sustainability are not often achieved. This collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) case study highlights efforts at building a...
Community Contribution
As part of the Feed the Future India-Africa Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (NRM) Innovation Sharing Platform program, USAID/India is supporting TechnoServe, together with partners GRAVIS and Catholic Relief Services, Malawi (CRS), the local African Innovation Adopter (AIA), to transfer one such frugal...
Community Contribution
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project (ASSIST) was asked to run a pilot program with 30 health facilities and implementing partners (IPs) to improve the quality of safe male circumcision (SMC) in Uganda after an external assessment found major gaps in quality of service provision. Our main...
Community Contribution

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