This section of the USAID KDMD contract outlines the scope of work for the project.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes the success of the KDMD experience in "resetting the relationship" between client and contractor, including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
Stacey Young, from USAID's Office of Learning, Evaluation and Research, provides detailed information about collaborating, learning and adapting within the Program Cycle.
Development actors increasingly agree that managing programs adaptively – especially complex interventions – can improve their effectiveness. A growing body of evidence supports this claim. But what does adaptive management look like in practice? What does it require of managers and donors to make happen? How can we...
The purpose of this contract is to reduce poverty by enabling vulnerable households in Uganda to improve nutrition and achieve sustainable food and livelihood security. This will be achieved through integrated nutrition and agriculture interventions at the community and household level. Uganda Community...
This resource is available to USAID staff only. Click on the link to view it on ProgramNet.
This bulletin from the Office of Acquisitions and Assistance provides guidance on how to allow for learning, flexibility, and adaptability in contracts.
This paper describes how adaptive management can be fostered if participatory 'evaluative thinking' activities are used to analyze assumptions in theory of change models.
A Before Action Review (BAR) is a method for a team starting a project, activity, or event to assess what knowledge they already have. A BAR helps a team state their intentions just before commencing the project and helps identify potential challenges and risks by drawing on lessons learned from past experiences....
Reviews and links to RBM guides and tools.