Project & Program Design: Services: Social Impact. PROJECT details. USAID/Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) (2.
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Service: Capacity Development; Project & Program Design; Performance Management, Strategic Planning; Effective Teams; Partnerships; Group Facilitation; Training. Region: West Africa. USAID/Liberia awarded Social Impact the $2. Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) activity in late 2. LSA provides innovative analytical and advisory services to USAID/Liberia’s Office of Program and Project Development (PPD) and Development Objective (DO) teams in support of the Mission’s strategic planning, project design, performance monitoring and evaluation, and operational learning and adapting. LSA designs tools and processes to facilitate the Mission’s work, such as customized Data Quality Assurance (DQA) checklists, training, team facilitation, and technical assistance, including the redesign of the Performance Indicator Database System (PIDS) into a more user- friendly and automated system for the Mission and all of its Implementing Partners. LSA also organizes communities of practice for each DO team, connecting USAID with sector specific experts in various fields through learning events that provide key stakeholder input into program design, implementation and Mission- wide strategy.
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This included a recent CDCS stock- taking and mid- course correction exercise to improve the contextualization of programs to Liberia’s evolving development environment. The $2. 6 million project is based in the Global Health Bureau’s Office of Professional Development and Management Services (PDMS) and provides the following services. Professional Development (PD) learning opportunities in Washington, D. C. Based on assessment of knowledge and performance gaps, GHPOD developed core training and e- learning solutions, as well as customized PD and training services .
In 2. 01. 5, GHPOD developed a Career Skills Enhancement Program (CSEP) for GH Staff. The CSEP participant is paired with a trainer, who is a subject matter expert in the technical area of desired growth (e. Public Speaking, Technical Writing), and receives 1. Organizational Development (OD) “on- demand” interventions in Washington and the field to improve the performance of Offices, Divisions, and teams. OD assistance includes team- building, strategic planning, management assessments, and consulting. Coaching can also be provided to leadership staff after OD activities to further strengthen teams and their leadership.
Staff Performance Management (SPM) system applicable to all USAID Global Health staff and hiring mechanisms. This SPM system is compatible with USAID’s human resource practices. GHPOD Highlights. In three and one- half years, GHPOD has delivered 1. PD activities to 1.
This one- day, USAID- sponsored forum brings together global health professionals and students from around the world. In 2. 01. 6, 8. 14 participants attended 6. GHPOD engaged a software development company to develop a mobile phone application (app) and online registration system to pre- populate personalized attendee agenda information. In 2. 01. 6, over 2. Mini- U Twitter hashtag (#GHMini. U1. 6), which was trending in D. C. Findings included human capital challenges in organizational and staff capacity for which the team developed recommendations to guide recruitment, training, and staff development, as well as improved HR data management capabilities, processes, and analytics to improve data quality, clarify position requirements, and predict future staffing requirements.
GHPOD convened the Mission Directors’ Conference in 2. USAID Mission Directors. This Senior Management forum included presentations and updates from USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, USAID Counselor Susan Reichle, Chief Human Capital Officer Dr.
Elizabeth Kolmstetter, and senior officials from The Lab; Policy, Planning, and Learning Bureau (PPL); and others. GHPOD has also organized two global FSN Conferences in Washington, in November 2. The goal of these conferences was to empower a cadre of FSNs to promote the welfare of the FSN workforce worldwide, increasing their capacity to implement locally sustainable solutions across all USAID development sectors. GHPOD has organized and facilitated three international State- of- the- Art (SOTA) conferences: Asia and Middle East in 2. Asia and Middle East in 2. Africa in 2. 01. 5 with 2.
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GHPOD advised the planning team in designing the agenda to ensure achievement of learning objectives; worked with speakers to improve their presentations and coached them on using engaging delivery methods; and created a detailed facilitator’s agenda to guide the technical components of the conference. In terms of logistics, GHPOD provided administrative support for the planning team, updated the conference website, maintained attendee registration, and prepared conference materials. GHPOD also negotiated and contracted with the hotel, venue, and other vendors, advised the planning team on logistics, and created the conference logistics plan. GHPOD has organized and facilitated international three Health Managers Workshops (HMW): Africa HMW in 2. Asia HMW in 2. 01. Asia HMW in 2. 01.
GHPOD facilitators worked closely with the planning team to organize the agenda, design professional development sessions, liaise with session presenters, and facilitate the event. GHPOD also provided logistical support for the HMWs, as well as the workshop website, survey, participant materials, hotel and registration details, and other administrative tasks. Back to top. USAID Partnership for Education: Evaluating Systems . The Partnership helps to meet Government of Ghana basic education sector priorities, specifically for improving primary school reading performance and exploring ways to improve numeracy, and contributes to USAID’s Education Strategy Goal One: improved reading skills for 1. It lends its expertise to strengthen and support education sector human and institutional capacities to improve information quality, management and availability and support more evidence- based planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, linked to Ghana’s emphasis on primary school reading. It is developing an improved Education Management Information System (EMIS) and harmonizing data collection tools in order to improve data collection, management and reporting.
This activity is also conducting and disseminating findings of three impact evaluations related to activities conducting by another Partnership for Education activity 1) a math pilot, 2) addressing teacher training, retention and deployment; and 3) a language of instruction activity. Ongoing training and technical assistance provided by the on- site Advisor is enabling program officers to better assess partners’ M& E plans, quarterly reports, and data collection, analysis and reporting processes, and to streamline and standardize M& E processes for the Bureau and its partners. Simultaneously, SI’s Evaluation Specialist works closely with a range of DRL implementing partners to strengthen their performance planning and monitoring abilities, enabling them to more effectively collect and analyze project data and report more accurate, timely results to DRL. SI also conducted a needs assessment of DRL partners’ M& E processes, challenges, and requests for support, which informed the design and delivery of a two- day, intensive training for a select group of DRL partners from both the United States and overseas. The purpose of MSP is to supplement existing monitoring efforts by USAID/Afghanistan staff and function as one part of a multi- tiered approach to verifying and monitoring USAID projects in Afghanistan. Technical offices in the USAID Mission will use the information gathered and reported by MSP to inform their decision- making processes with respect to managing USAID Implementing Partner performance throughout Afghanistan. Beyond project monitoring and verification, additional components of MSP include capacity building of local staff and environmental compliance monitoring.
Impact Assessment of ADS 5. EXO results framework and corresponding performance metric reference sheets (PMRSs); 3. M/MS/OMD results framework and PMRSs; and. Change Management and Communications Plans for EXO, M/MS and M/MS/OMDBack to top. USDA Food for Progress Learning Agenda on Trade and Agricultural Markets (2. Service: Aid Effectiveness; Capacity Development; Project & Program Design; Performance Management; Performance Evaluation; Impact Evaluation; Gender & Social Analysis; Strategic Planning; Effective Teams; Partnerships; Group Facilitation; Training. Practice: Environment, Economic Growth, AGRegion: Latin America, West Africa, Sub- Saharan Africa.
Social Impact has partnered with the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Capacity Building and Development on a contract valued at $4. Learning Agenda for the Food for Progress program. The Learning Agenda identifies evidence gaps to inform research and evaluation in the area of expanding trade and agricultural markets, in line with Food for Progress’ second strategic objective: Expanded trade of agricultural products. Then, SI completed three systematic reviews with meta- analyses, which focused on interventions related to improving farmer outcomes: information communication technology; rural road interventions; and farmer cooperatives. SI coded and analyzed over 1. The quantitative analysis of those evaluations provided USDA with the average treatment effect for each type of intervention as well as an understanding of which types of interventions work under various moderating conditions, including country context.
The first roundtable drew upon the experience of USDA staff from various offices, while the second convened academics and policymakers from around the world to contribute their expertise on current research and research needs in this area.