All posts tagged with "Strategic Planning"

A Mission’s chosen approach in country or region that provides a focal point of the broader context for projects and activities.
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This resource describes how to integrate the Journey to Self-Reliance into the CDCS Mid-Course Stocktaking process.
Library Resource | Oct 30, 2019
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Stakeholder Analysis is used to identify the actors and relationships that influence project outcomes. This guidance, from IRC, can help you determine how to work and who to partner, coordinate or engage with in order to best achieve the outcome. It builds on existing... read more
Library Resource | Oct 4, 2019
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USAID’s Office of Strategic and Program Planning (SPP) in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL) has prepared a Partner Update video on USAID’s new, streamlined approach to the development of Country Development and Cooperation Strategies (CDCSs) with Self-... read more
Library Resource | Jul 29, 2019
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USAID’s Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) principles and approaches help staff and partners to work more effectively with local actors, country partners, and others to generate and share learning that can be used to inform strategic choices and programming... read more
Library Resource | Jul 2, 2019 | Reference
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This resource, part of the context-driven adaptation collection (see, provides tips on how to enable context-driven adaptation, or thinking and working politically (TWP), within a USAID strategy. It also... read more
Library Resource | Apr 8, 2019 | Technical Resources
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The National Contraceptive Security Commission (CNAA) in Guatemala was established to ensure the availability of contraceptives and to guarantee the population's access to family planning. Representatives of public organizations, civil society, and trade associations... read more
Library Resource | Dec 11, 2018 | Case Study
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A table of participatory facilitation techniques with descriptions and additional resource links.
Library Resource | Jan 25, 2018
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USAID/Uganda set out to 'do business differently' with the introduction of their latest Country Development Cooperation Strategy. Part of this philosophy involves looking at problems from a different perspective, and not being afraid to try something new. The proliferation... read more
Library Resource | Sep 12, 2018 | Case Study
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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... read more
Library Resource | Mar 21, 2016
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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... read more
Library Resource | Apr 30, 2018 | Training Materials


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