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From 2014 through 2016, the USAID/Kenya and East Africa’s Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) Project used a collaborative, learning and adapting (CLA) approach to improve access to water in Uganda. The Project supported The Uganda National...
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The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (Oceans), a collaboration between USAID and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), works to strengthen regional cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, promote sustainable fisheries and conserve marine biodiversity in the Asia-...
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The Preparedness & Response Project (P&R) was tasked with supporting the establishment and strengthening of multisectoral coordinating mechanisms to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks in 16 countries. While academics, development partners and host country governments generally agree that a...
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Ministry of Education in Ghana requested more evidence to guide policy decisions and introduce more systematic processes with which to implement teacher rationalization-which effectively means how to plan for the effective placement of teachers. Rather than conducting a standard assessment, USAID and its implementer,...
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WMI (Water Management Initiative) is a five-year USAID initiative implemented by Tetra Tech. WMI’s purpose is to support the Government of Jordan (GOJ) to achieve measurable improvement and greater sustainability of the water sector by providing technical assistance to strengthen the GOJ’s reform, policy development and...
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A small "early adopter" team took full advantage of the CLA approach that was dropped in their lap by USAID Policy, Planning and Learning Bureau in 2013. Team colleagues eagerly pursued new ways to program assistance that ensures sustainable development and self-reliance; they shared the theory of change that citizen...
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The AVSI led consortium (AVSI Foundation, IMPAQ International, and Trickle Up) is more than 50% through the first refinement year of a seven year Food for Peace (FFP) funded activity called Graduating to Resilience (the Activity) and the lesson is clear: Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) doesn’t just happen....
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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...
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Between August and December 2016, Banco de la República (Colombia Central Bank), with technical and financial support from USAID/Colombia's Rural Finance Initiative (RFI), carried out a rural financial inclusion survey in three municipalities in Southern Tolima, one of the main conflict-affected region, which is...
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USAID’s evaluation policy and the integration of aid effectiveness principles in our work created an important impetus for USAID/Peru to incorporate Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) capacity building as a specific focus of our assistance. As we increasingly worked directly with local partners, it became clear that...
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