Knowledge Management

Documentation and Knowledge Management Report FY16

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project supports the deliberate harvesting of what we are learning from the implementation and evaluation of...

Landscape Analysis of Global Learning Networks to Inform the Development of a Learning Laboratory for Quality Universal Health Coverage

The World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Service Delivery and Safety (SDS) has decided to create a global learning laboratory (GLL) to harness and consolidate the growing knowledge base on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and...

Evaluation of Thematic Change Package in Six States of India

This short report describes the findings of a qualitative evaluation of a booklet developed by ASSIST in India based on successful changes to improve maternal and newborn care introduced by facilities in six states of India. The...

VIDEO : Approche en 6 étapes pour identifier et combler les écarts liés au genre

Le partenaire d’ASSIST, WI-HER, LLC, a mis au point une approche innovante et efficace en 6 étapes pour aider les équipes d’ASSIST à intégrer le genre dans les activités d’amélioration pour identifier et combler les écarts liés au genre...

Harvesting Knowledge at the KM Share Fair

Delphina Ntangeki

Improvement Advisor, KM and Communications, Tanzania, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

Delphina Ntangeki sharing ASSIST experiences in conducting knowledge harvesting.

Taking stock of USAID's efforts to promote learning

Lani Marquez

Knowledge Management Director, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

USAID LEARN recently convened a day-long event in Washington DC to recognize and celebrate progress in implementing USAID’s collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) strategy.  

CLA, which is often referred to in the context of the USAID Program Cycle, is essentially a set of principles and operational processes to enable USAID to become a more effective learning organization and thereby a more effective development organization.  

The event was replete with knowledge management disciples from USAID Washington, some Missions, and a lot of implementing partners.  The event was definitely aimed at the CLA in-crowd—the people who believe that learning is or should be an intrinsic part of development programming and are actively trying to figure out how to build in and use learning processes in our work.

Webinar: Developing and disseminating knowledge products from improvement

Gathering and integrating what is learned about how to improve health and other services from the work of improvement teams is an important activity within quality improvement work, especially with an eye to how that learning can be applied at larger scale.  One way we package that learning is to create knowledge products that retain the insights developed by improvement teams and those who support them.

Five takeaways from a KM training in Mali

Feza Kikaya

Communications and Social Media Coordinator, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

In May, I had the privilege of traveling to Bamako, Mali, to co-facilitate a knowledge management (KM) training for our ASSIST Mali team. The two and a half day training involved 19 technical staff that work at the national, regional and district levels in Kayes region and Bougouni district of the Sikasso region. While four of the staff had some background in KM from a training that we held in Cote d’Ivoire a few years prior, the majority of participants entered the training with a clean slate, eager to learn about how to integrate KM into their improvement work.

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