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Youth unemployment and underemployment is a major development challenge around the world and particularly in Kenya which has one of the highest rates of youth unemployment globally. This case explores the CLA approach of Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (K-YES), a five-year program funded by USAID that enhances employment opportunities for unemployed and underemployed Kenyan youth (aged 18-35) who have not completed secondary education.
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USAID/Pakistan has the agency’s second-largest program portfolio, with more than 80 complex mechanisms whose combined value is almost $2 billion. We have discovered that implementing partners share many common performance management problems and take varied efforts to solve them. A lack of knowledge sharing among the...
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Rural areas of the African Sahel suffer from many hardships that dampen community resilience, leaving households prone to socioeconomic shocks. USAID’s Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) initiative includes 28 activities in Niger and Burkina Faso. Through the five-year Sahel Resilience Learning (SAREL) activity, we...
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Medical laboratory science has been called "the hidden profession that saves lives." Medical laboratory scientists (MLS) are scientific investigators, analyzing bodily fluids and specimens to aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. In Africa, MLS are champions in the fight to contain and eliminate...
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CARE's SHOUHARDO program works with the generous funding of USAID in Bangladesh to reduce stunting and malnutrition. The project uses a detailed knowledge management strategy to build relationships across stakeholders like the participants, the government of Bangladesh, and the USAID mission to keep the partnerships...
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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-...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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