All posts tagged with "Sub-Saharan Africa"
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High rates of unemployment, working poverty, and other forms of vulnerable employment persist among young people in many African counties. Not only is youth unemployment an urgent issue, it is also complex and demands that employment programs be structured to respond nimbly... read more
Library Resource | Nov 13, 2017 | Case Study
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Unexamined and unjustified assumptions are the Achilles heel of development programs. In this paper, we describe an evaluation capacity building (ECB) approach designed to help community development practitioners work more effectively with assumptions through the... read more
Library Resource | Jun 3, 2016 | Case Study
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Plan International is a pioneer of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach — a method that triggers community-wide behavior change on sanitation practices, ending open defecation, and stimulating household investment in toilets. We tested, implemented, and... read more
Library Resource | Oct 13, 2016 | Case Study
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The Ebola crisis in Liberia clarified the importance of coordination, community engagement, and mobilization for emergency response and for development. Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) is a comprehensive monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support contract that... read more
Library Resource | Oct 13, 2016 | Case Study
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USAID/Uganda’s Learning Contract, launched in 2013, is charged with assisting the mission to refine, scale up, and institutionalize collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) approaches. Feedback from USAID/Uganda and implementing partners hinted at a need to be more... read more
Library Resource | Oct 13, 2016
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At USAID/Ethiopia, we found that although we were on track to meet some of our output-level indicators, it was unlikely that the mission would meet the high-level outcome indicators linked to the Feed the Future strategy and development objective. Evaluations suggested... read more
Library Resource | Oct 13, 2016 | Case Study
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Driving Africa’s TransformationAt the African Development Bank HQ, Abidjan, Cote d’IvoireDo not miss this opportunity to learn more about implementing, monitoring and measuring the success of the “High 5’s”—which are to light up and power Africa; integrate Africa; feed... read more
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Rural areas of the African Sahel suffer from many hardships that dampen community resilience, leaving households prone to socioeconomic shocks. USAID’s Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) initiative includes 28 activities in Niger and Burkina Faso. Through the five-year... read more
Library Resource | Sep 12, 2016 | Case Study
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From fall 2015 through the spring of 2016, USAID/Zimbabwe developed its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for 2016–2021. This is our first full CDCS following a three-year transition strategy. We used a collaborative, scenario-based process during an... read more
Library Resource | Sep 12, 2016 | Case Study
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To tackle unacceptably low literacy, the government of Uganda has embraced early-grade, mother-tongue reading instruction, coupled with health and school safety interventions. This case focuses on the interplay among performance and impact evaluation (P&IE) activities... read more
Library Resource | Sep 12, 2016 | Case Study

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