Report: Preparing the ground for better dialogue, better information, better action: learning from preparedness

In humanitarian crises, people need the right information, at the right time and in the right language, to make potentially life-saving decisions.  In recent years, humanitarians have established specialist working groups or inter-agency initiatives with a specific focus on communication with affected communities. The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) …

Paper: An Overview of Community Innovation Trends: Design-Based Approaches

This paper from the Tamarack Institute explores the current landscape in community innovation trends and focuses on two design-based approaches, Design Thinking and Social Labs, and how their experimental and iterative characteristics may be useful to the practice of “community innovation”. These approaches echo several fundamental aspects of results-based protection, …

Resource: Tips to Adaptively Manage in Dynamic Contexts

In previous RBP Updates, we have examined how collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) can help translate a results-based orientation into practice through iterative reflection, learning, and relationship-building. (See here, here, and here for previous examples.) This note from USAID collects a few tips targeted at those funding and managing projects/partnerships …