Gap Analysis: Gender-Based Violence Interventions: Opportunities for Innovation

This gap analysis commissioned by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is the first gap analysis of specific challenges in GBV humanitarian programming through the lens of humanitarian innovation. The analysis and report, conducted by the Small Arms Survey, offers guidance on tangible innovation areas for those working to improve GBV …

Literature Review: Localisation and Locally-led Crisis Response

This review of existing literature explores the meaning of the term “localization” and how it differs from “locally-led”, underscoring the importance of using the correct terminology to describe our work. The review notes that much of the discourse on localization and locally-led response describes the perceived barriers and challenges with …

Report: ADAPTing Aid: Lessons from six case studies

Adaptability is an essential underpinning aspect of a results-based approach to protection. Yet most of the standard tools and processes we use are not well-suited to ensure flexibility and adaptability throughout a response. This report, a collaborative initiative from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Mercy Corps, explores what adaptive …

Blog Series: USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting Framework

This blog series through USAID’s Learning Lab explores the components of USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Framework, including: 1) organizational culture, 2) effective learning, 3) resources for CLA integration, 4) effective collaboration, 5) supportive processes, and 6) adaptive management. While the work of the Learning Lab primarily focuses on …