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 …