Resources Grid - Strategic Planning
CDCS mid-course stocktaking has emerged as one approach to assessing ongoing strategy and program implementation, particularly in light of contextual changes and emerging lessons. It provides an opportunity for the mission to periodically -- and intentionally -- revalidate its strategic approach, revisit core assumptions, and adapt implem...
By: Anna Snider
We tend to think about poor people in a one-dimensional way (poor people are poor because they don’t have money), which results in program interventions that address only the financial needs of people but do not improve their resilience. This lesson encourages reflection about one’s own assets, both tangible and intangible, and the vu...
Thinking and Working Politically (TWP) through Applied Political Economy Analysis (PEA): Core Resource Documents
By: Sarah Swift
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 resource documents is intended to accompany the Guide, in helping to...
The Political Economy Analysis of Kosovo explicates key trends and identifies opportunities and challenges to needed reforms. Section II discusses the methodology of the report. Section III provides findings on current foundational factors, rules of the game, here and now, and dynamics. The final section presents the conclusions.As Kosovo...
By: Anastasia Buyanova
USAID/Honduras is using CLA for its integration approach under Development Objective 2 (DO2) “Extreme poverty sustainably reduced for vulnerable populations in western Honduras,” of the USAID/Honduras Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). USAID/Honduras' CDCS was approved in December 2014 and focused interventions into two ...
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. EST, the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) held a one-hour webinar exploring Strategy-level Portfolio Reviews and Mid Course Stocktaking.This fall, PPL will release How-To-Notes on Strategy-level Portfolio Reviews and Mid-Course Stocktaking that presents guidelines and recommended ...
The Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) Mid-Course Stocktaking How-To Note provides guidance on planning and conducting a mid-course stocktaking. The process described in the note can also be adapted to a Regional Development Cooperation Strategy (RDCS) or other types of strategies and operational frameworks. ADS 201 requ...
By: USAID Bureau for Policy
This How-To Note supplements ADS 184.108.40.206. It presents guidelines and recommended practices in planning and implementing a mission-wide strategy-level portfolio review. These guidelines and practices can also be adapted for Washington based Operating Unit portfolio reviews as well as project- and activity-level reviews conducted by Miss...
By: Learning Lab
Throughout the 2017 Global Innovation Week, you’ll explore how the best ideas, innovations, and technologies are changing the way the U.S. Government, business and philanthropy work together. Leading innovators, industry experts, researchers, and scientists will showcase the latest thinking around innovation in government, global health...
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