The Pando LLS White Paper lays out the theory and methodology behind the Pando Localization Learning System. It describes why a new theory of measurement for localization is needed, how system-based approaches of network analysis and qualitative feedback provide a solution, details on of a set of four localization metrics, how they are measured, and how the participatory measurement system …
Overview: Pando Localization Learning System (LLS)
Pando Localization Learning System (LLS) is a new set of measures and an approach that helps projects and practitioners track progress towards strengthening local systems to own and lead initiatives that address development problems. The heart of the LLS is a dynamic online platform called Pando that collects social network analysis and qualitative feedback data to inform a set of …
Overview: Malawi Social Labs
The social labs are part of a 2-year action learning initiative in Malawi, funded by USAID Local Works. This overview introduces the concept of social labs, the listening tour from which the social labs emerged, and the process of carrying out the social labs in two districts in Malawi.
Overview: Tools for Collective Impact
Root Change worked with Chemonics and the USAID-funded SACE program in Nigeria to support 18 clusters of advocacy organizations using a Collective Impact approach. The following overview introduces Collective Impact principles and other approaches that were used to strengthen Collective Impact initiatives in Nigeria, including social network analysis, constituent voice, and the Advocacy Strategy Matrix.
Video: Using Social Network Analysis to Strengthen Advocacy Systems
In this video, we demonstrate how network maps and feedback surveys on Pando can be used to visualize, learn from, and engage non-profits, government officials, academic institutions, and more to achieve advocacy shared advocacy goals in Nigeria. Learn more about Pando at mypando.org.
Online Course: Thinking and Working in Systems
Root Change developed this course in collaboration with the Aga Khan Foundation to equip staff and civil society leaders with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to map, analyse, and strengthen systems. Click here to access the course. The course is made up of four modules, each consisting of several video lessons: 1) Introduction to Systems Thinking; 2) Systems …