Collaboration is great when it works. But, well, life can be awful when things are not going well between USAID and a critical implementing partner. It happens more often than we would wish, and it can be a pain in the neck! The unhealthy behaviors that throw things out of whack are simple: one part perceived...
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...
Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
Updated version of the OCA tool for facilitated self-assessment of organizational strengths and weaknesses
A new article in the Knowledge Management for Development Journal
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
This guidance brief provides information on requirements for webinar production, how-tos, lessons learned, and resources.
This document provides guidance on the role of the online facilitator, his/her skills and responsibilities, how-tos, best practices and resources.
The GROOVE Market Facilitation Mentoring Program is designed to increase staff capacity to implement value chain programs that provide sustainable economic benefits to the poor and support institutional capacity building in market facilitation.