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USAID’s Administrator Power holds a roundtable discussion with youth in El Salvador.
Sustaining Development through Effective Leadership: Lessons from El Salvador
USAID’s Partnerships Incubator captures lessons learned about effective leadership development for local organizations in El Salvador.
Sep 28, 2023
A group of women wearing black shirts picking beans at a gray table.
Unlocking the Power of Local Peer-to-Peer Networking: Lessons from El Salvador
Discover how local organizations in El Salvador are harnessing the power of peer-to-peer networking to drive positive change within their communities.
Sep 11, 2023
People in Nepal sitting in chairs at a conference
USAID/Nepal Hitting the Road for Localization
USAID/Nepal's team has initiated localization roadshows to serve as a platform for USAID to connect with local organizations to answer questions and create relationships. Take some lessons from how the Mission is reaching local partners and how local partners can work with USAID.
Sep 7, 2023
Two canoes of Salvadorans glide across the water in La Libertad, El Salvador.
Capturing Organizational Successes with MEL: Lessons from El Salvador
USAID’s Partnerships Incubator captures lessons learned about MEL implementation from local organizations in El Salvador.
Aug 29, 2023
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Learning and Networking at USAID’s Local Partner Resource Days in India
At USAID/India, staff are working to reach more local partners by hosting a series of resources days. Read the blog to learn more.
Aug 24, 2023
Latin American women wearing traditional clothing and hats sit and talk outside.
Collecting Feedback from Development Program Participants
A guide for USAID implementing partners as they collect feedback from program participants.
Jul 24, 2023
Prime/Sub Relationships
Empowering Subs as Thought Partners
Empowering Subs as Thought Leaders
International development and humanitarian projects are often specialized and complex. Even the most diverse prime organizations, or “primes,” can't do everything. That’s why primes work with subawardees and subcontractors, known as “subs''—to get access to unique skills, expertise, and local knowledge they may lack.
Jun 7, 2023
Man in red and gold patterned shirt looks at a school paper with a young girl wearing a pink headscarf.
Starting Strong: Top 10 Tips for Chiefs of Party in Their First 90 Days
“If you want to know the end, look at the beginning.” This African proverb applies to the importance of setting up a solid framework for success at the beginning of a project.
May 31, 2023
Woman wearing white shirt and glasses smiling in front of a computer
Crafting an Impactful Organizational Capability Statement
An organizational capability statement can be a vital tool for business development, networking, and partnership formation among international development organizations. Especially if you are seeking subcontracts, you will want to have a polished capability statement on hand to share with potential prime partners (i.e., those directly receiving funding from USAID).
Apr 26, 2023
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What Changes Are Local Partners Asking For?
What does localization mean to local partners, and how can large prime organizations best support local organizations? That's what CARE wanted to know when they surveyed their partners about what could be done better.
Feb 8, 2023