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Missions and Washington OUs must ensure that USAID implementing partners submit datasets—and supporting documentation such as code books, data dictionaries, scope, and methodology used to collect and analyze the data—compiled under USAID-funded evaluations to the Development Data Library (see ADS 579 and Frequently...
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To ensure that USAID is learning from the implementation of the Program Cycle and filling in knowledge gaps around what can be improved in the current iteration of the Program Cycle Operational Policy, the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) developed a learning agenda. The agenda has five...
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This How-To Note provides an overview of USAID requirements for reporting on progress toward gender equality and women's empowerment in Performance Plans and Reports (PPRs), including information about how and when to use the standard indicators on gender. This information is used to determine how well USAID's global...
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This updated template may be used as the basis for developing an evaluation Statement of Work (SOW). The template is based on an extensive peer review conducted in 2018 following the release of the Evaluation Toolkit in September 2015. It is designed to be used primarily by USAID staff.The template is only available in...
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Governments play a major role in the development process, constantly introducing reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have a limited impact, however; schools get built but children don’t learn, IT systems are introduced but not used, plans are written but not implemented...
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In this video, Lant Pritchett, provides an overview of PDIA core principles: problem-solving; authorizing positive deviation; iterating and adapting; and scaling practices through diffusion. We believe that success builds institutions and not vice versa.BSC video series The Building State Capability (BSC) program at the...
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Is a genuinely sustainable, locally-led, politically-smart approach to economic governance and Business Environment Reform possible? Lessons from 10 years implementing ENABLE in Nigeria
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The 2014–2015 outbreak of Ebola devastated communities in Liberia, overwhelming their fragile health care system with at least 10,675 cases and 4,809 disease-related deaths (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016). Prior to the outbreak, Global Communities, an international nonprofit development...
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As part of its efforts to advance understandings about the effects and effectiveness of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) in improving development outcomes, LEARN will conduct an in-depth review and comparison of two cases selected from the 2015 and 2016 CLA case competitions. Click on this resource to learn more about our methods!
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As you manage your activity, you have a chance to model these practices and to encourage and incentivize them in your implementing partner (IP).
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