Lessons for Promoting Locally Led Development

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From 2017-2019, the Capacity 2.0 consortium supported two district level social labs in Malawi with a grant from USAID Local Works which brought together over 60 representatives from district government, civil society, and citizen groups. Participants diagnosed systemic problems with how development was conducted in their district and co-designed solutions tested through rapid experimentation cycles. Ideas tested include youth advocacy …

White Paper: Pando Localization Learning System

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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)

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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 …