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By: Anna Farmer
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 Water and Sewerage Co...
By: Jose Juan A. Dela Rosa
In January 2017, the Philippine government issued a policy for attaining "zero unmet need" for family planning (FP). It directs the public health system to accelerate progress in FP service provision, especially among the poor by 2018 and the rest of the population by 2020.Six months into the campaign, regional program managers noted slow...
By: Sarah Swift
This is the second of four posts reflecting on the linkages between gender awareness and politically sensitive approaches to programming known as Thinking and Working Politically (TWP). Over the next 2 weeks, I will be posting two additional blogs. The first blog in this series addressed my personal epiphany regarding the potential for TW...
By: Rebecca Fertziger
USAID/Ghana's Health Team is approaching a pivotal time in its planning process, with most of our bilateral health activities ending in 2019. We decided to leverage the momentum generated by this significant portfolio turnover to review the current status of our key health indicators and progress made against targeted improvements.&...
By: Carmen Lane and Daniel Martinko
There is a growing recognition that political economy analysis (PEA) is an essential aspect of external donor assistance to complex health reform processes. USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening (2015–2019), for example, recognizes that “broad political economy issues often drive health systems organization, priorities, an...
By: David Jacobstein
These are practical tips to help develop broad coalitions for change and diverse stakeholder engagement, identifying allies beyond those already seized with an issue, and finding ways to collaborate with stakeholders who may have different reasons for joining a coalition
By: Marco Flores
These short documents, generated by the USAID Forestry and Biodiversity Office and its Measuring Impact initiative, provide a simple reference for USAID activity managers, and implementing partners to organize an efficient Activity Start-up phase, with an emphasis on theory of change centered programming, evidence generating pra...
By: William Butterfield & Carine Khoury
The USAID Mission in Lebanon needed to rethink and redesign its strategic approach to its Economic Growth (EG) program, particularly because Lebanon is facing a “jobs crisis” that is threatening its stability. In order to better achieve our Development Objectives, the Mission decided to consolidate each of the activities u...
By: Mary de Boer
This case details internal and external collaboration in the Community Health and Improved Nutrition (CHAIN) Project (2014-2019) implemented in Rwanda. CHAIN is a multi-sectoral nutrition project designed to address health and nutrition disparities that affect Rwandans. CHAIN developed a project management team (PMT) to facilitate collabo...
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