All posts tagged with "Sub-Saharan Africa"

Library Resource
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
Library Resource
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 work, note-taking and analysis templates, an illustrative report outline,... read more
Library Resource | Jun 1, 2018 | Reference
Library Resource
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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The Africa Lead program, Feed the Future’s primary capacity building program in sub-Saharan Africa, has found how to use facilitation strategically - what they call facilitative leadership - to better enable policy reform progress around agriculture. These resources draw... read more
Library Resource | May 4, 2018 | Lessons Learned
Working Group Resource
Agriculture has always been affected by plant pests and diseases, outbreaks can cause huge losses to crops and pastures and threatening the livelihoods of vulnerable smallholder farmers.The following are some of the known pests that have caused in agriculture include,... read more
Industry Event
Join the Youth Employment Funders Group (YEFG), Educate!, and the Rwanda Education Board as we explore YEFG’s What Works in Soft Skills Development for Youth Employment and examine a program that demonstrates how soft skills learning can be effectively integrated within... read more
Industry Event | Presentation
Library Resource
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
Library Resource
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
Library Resource
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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