1. Learning to manage people


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    In this video Abbas Lashari from MEPCO explains how USAID helped him learn to manage people. Gaps in employee skills contribute to the sub-standard functioning of the power sector institutions and poor power supply to the customers. To eliminate these gaps, the USAID Power Distribution Program (2010-2015) conducted an extensive range of capacity building programs at all distribution companies, NEPRA, and the Ministry of Water and Power. All training activities complement the physical improvements and help to ensure that changes introduced by PDP are sustainable.

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    • USAID-GEMAP Project in Liberia


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      See how the GEMAP project helped the Liberian government build capacity.

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      • USAID: I Have Value


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        In the face of a disaster, a monetary donation has the biggest positive impact. This video tells the story of the journey of dollar in making a difference. Created for USAID, in collaboration with the Ad Council.

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        • USAID - Energía Renovable


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          Cliente: USAID / Tetra Tech Directores Creativos: Carolina Reyes Reyes, John E.L. Sullivan Productora: Mercado Negro Films Productor Ejecutivo: John E.L. Sullivan Guionización: Tetra Tech, Mercado Negro Films Dirección: Carolina Reyes Reyes Animación: Carolina Reyes Reyes Ilustración: Carolina Reyes Reyes, Débora Larromana Audio: José Flamenco, Sonorama Records Locución: Jackie López

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          • LAU University Scholarship Program (USP)


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            All copyrights belong to the Lebanese American University.

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            • Poverty: the ultimate lab challenge? panel at LabWorks


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              Which lab methods work for tackling poverty and which do not? A panel of lab practitioners shared their experiences at LabWorks 2015, our global gathering of innovation labs, moderated by Mariko Takeuchi of inCompass. Find out more about LabWorks: bit.ly/1IbN4fO. Captions to follow. Panellists: Derek Miller, Director, The Policy Lab, USA Shariha Khalid, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Scope Group, Malaysia Matt Klein, Executive Director, Center for Economic Opportunity, USA Samir Doshi, Science, Technology and Innovation Advisor, USAID Global Development Lab, USA

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              • Using Systemic M&E Tools in Feed the Future Uganda: Network Mapping


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                Welcome to a new cycle of webinars focusing on inclusive market facilitation tools. In this special edition we have three 1-hour webinars that form a complete set. In this series, Eric Derks and Leanne Rasmussen share learning from this five-year, multi-million dollar USAID program, the objective of which is to increase Ugandan farmers’ use of good quality agro-inputs by fostering more inclusive systemic changes in the agro-inputs industry. As of late 2014, the program developed and began utilizing an M&E scheme that is expected to: Monitor the feedback from actors in the agro-inputs sector on the program’s interventions and use this information to improve their interventions Gauge systemic change in behavior and business practices—in the agro-inputs industry and explore the impacts on smallholder farmers Explore the limits of reasonable attribution to interventions Network Mapping is a method to analyze the structure of relationships in a group of interconnected elements. In the context of market systems development, Network Mapping can describe patterns of how individuals, firms, or other entities regularly interact over time. It can help the project team to detect changing patterns of connection, trust, satisfaction, investment in relationships, frequency of interaction, etc. Part of the utility of network analysis lies in the ability to quantify the structure of networks and, in doing so, behavioral patterns. These patterns can then be analyzed according to parameters such as location or attributes of the individual/firm, which can be tracked across an entire system over time.

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