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...
Using large-scale surveys to understand context and address learning needs
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.
Learning from experiences to improve future actions has been a priority of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for decades. Indeed, a number of approaches to learning and knowledge management have already been tried in the Agency through general and sector specific initiatives, with...
The Local Solutions team is happy to endorse the Organizational Performance Index (OPI) tool as an appropriate indicator for tracking organizational capacity development. The OPI was developed by Pact but is freely available for public use through a Creative Commons license provided credit is given. OPI as an index...
Report: Integration of USAID in the Western Highlands
A background paper on facilitating systemic change in value chains for the November 2012 USAID Experience Summit on Strengthening Country Systems.
A background paper on health systems strengthening for the November 2012 USAID Experience Summit on Strengthening Country Systems.
A background paper on human and organizational capacity development for the November 2012 USAID Experience Summit on Strengthening Country Systems.