This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
Participatory Impact Assessment: A Design Guide
This Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.
This guidance brief provides information on requirements for webinar production, how-tos, lessons learned, and resources.
Peer assists are face-to-face or virtual gatherings that bring colleagues together to share knowledge, best practices, or lessons learned on a particular topic. They can be an extremely useful learning activity to facilitate knowledge sharing, participatory learning, and collective problem solving. This document provides further information on the types of peer assists, assumptions and responsibilities, processes, lessons learned and resources.
Twitter is a form of online communication known as micro-blogging, which allows users to engage and interact with a diverse audience through short messages. Posts on Twitter are known as tweets and are restricted to 140 characters or less. In addition to posting tweets, users can also follow and view updates from others, post public replies, or send private direct messages. Through Twitter, development practitioners can build an online presence and increase the visibility of their work, build relationships, foster dialogue and utilize additional channels for knowledge sharing. This guidance document offers an overview of Twitter language, processes and uses along with examples 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 Art and Science of Effective Convening
Designing and Delivering Meaningful Knowledge Management Events