All posts tagged with "Learning"

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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... read more
Library Resource | Oct 2, 2018 | Lessons Learned
This blog post was contributed by Josephine (Josie) Francisco of USAID Philippines and Meagan Meekins and Rajeev Colaço of RTI International. RTI’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA) Community of Practice hosted an event titled “From learning... read more
Blog | Sep 18, 2018 | Learning Lab
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Established in 2014, the U.S. Global Development Lab (“the Lab”) serves as an innovation hub within the U.S. Agency for International Development, helping the Agency harness advances in science, technology, innovation, and partnerships (STIP) that promise to accelerate... read more
Library Resource | Sep 12, 2018 | Case Study
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This document outlines ways a learning agenda may benefit an operating unit or team and describes characteristics of an effective learning agenda; it offers general steps to the development industry of this tool. This document was created with USAID in mind, but its... read more
Library Resource | Aug 7, 2018 | Lessons Learned
Morgan Benson is a senior program associate at Results for Development, focusing on R4D's evaluation and adaptive learning approach. Lean testing is a method of rapidly experimenting with and validating new approaches, or evidence-based approaches that are new to a given... read more
Blog | Jul 16, 2018 | Morgan Benson
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These materials are intended to provide some ideas on possible ways to structure documents and processes associated with conducting Applied Political Economy Analysis, including:a sample statement of worknote-taking and analysis  templatesan illustrative report... read more
Library Resource | Jun 1, 2018 | Reference
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Thinking and Working Politically: A Guide for Practitioners provides an overview of the process and methodology for applied PEA in use within USAID, and guidance on how PEA can support a broader effort around politically-informed programming. This group of... read more
Library Resource | Jun 1, 2018 | USAID Documents
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In this episode, we’ll discuss the key ingredients in a learning culture. First, we define what we mean by a learning culture. Next, we look at research that examines the relationship between CLA and measures of staff satisfaction and empowerment at USAID. And in our third... read more
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I am working on a case that describes a productive way to conduct workshops that lead to cross-sectoral action. It has not been easy to identify evidence related to what works. Recommendations for conducting successful workshops and follow-up are difficult to find.
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The USAID/Nepal's MEL activity produced a two-day workshop manual on knowlwdge management and learning (KM&L) to strengthen the skills of Mission staff and implementing partners (IPs). The KM&L training/workshop is targeted to participants who may have little... read more


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