All posts tagged with "Collaborating, Learning & Adapting"
Strategic collaboration among a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, continuous learning, and adaptive management connect all components of the Program Cycle.
USAID is a learning organization and has made great strides in this area via the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) and the proliferation of Learning Agendas. Intentionally focusing on learning from the evidence and experience that we have... read more
A lack of transparency and accountability has bedeviled Nigeria’s governance context. Traditionally confrontational approaches by civil society organizations (CSOs) have not catalyzed desired government reforms. CSOs’ limited capacity and experience to influence reform,... read more
In April 2017, USAID/Paraguay suffered a series of unfortunate events that impacted staff morale and their ability to act as a team. The Mission’s FY 2018 budget was zero. A few months later, the Mission Director departed post, followed by his Deputy shortly after. The... read more
The Scoop on Poop: How Open Defecation Free Data Led to Activity Program Pivots in Ethiopia's Lowlands
Sanitation behavior change is a notoriously complex intervention. In the harsh, remote environment of the Ethiopian lowlands, this is particularly so. Community-Led Total Sanitation and Hygiene (CLTSH) interventions, while successful in Ethiopia’s densely populated highland... read more
USAID/Senegal has a broad government to government (G2G) portfolio. Two of the G2G activities were already evaluated and as USAID/Senegal approached its third G2G evaluation, it wanted to reinforce the relationship between the Government of Senegal (GoS) and USAID/Senegal... read more
Between 2016-2017, the national neglected tropical disease (NTD) program in Senegal, with support from RTI International with USAID funding through ENVISION, developed and implemented a new intervention package with the aim to increase coverage for lymphatic filariasis (LF... read more
Before USAID Serbia’s Business Enabling Project (BEP) started in 2011, it was much harder to run a business in Serbia. In 2015, the World Bank ranked Serbia among the worst five countries in the world in the Getting Construction Permits category of its annual Doing... read more
The SAREL project is a resourced, external CLA mechanism with the mandate to facilitate and stimulate enhanced collaboration and learning exchanges among 28 different RISE partners in this large initiative to build resilience in the Sahel, focusing on Niger and Burkina Faso... read more
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... read more
In 2001, the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) was created to provide a unified response to combating the epidemic. While the HIV prevalence declined from 2% in 2001 to 1.3% in 2016, the Caribbean is still the second-most affected region in the world,... read more
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