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 …

Report: Disasters and Emergency Preparedness Programme (DEPP) Evaluation Summative Phase

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The Disasters and Emergency Preparedness Programme (DEPP) was launched in 2014 by DFID to strengthen skills and capacity of response organizations, and improve the quality and speed of humanitarian response in countries that are at risk of natural disasters or emergencies. From 2015 to 2018, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiave (HHI), with support from Root Change, completed an independent evaluation of …

Online Course: Thinking and Working in Systems

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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.  This course is made up of four modules, each consisting of several video lessons: 1) Introduction to Systems Thinking; 2) Systems Mapping; 3) Systems Analysis; and 4) …

Report: New Directions in Local Capacity Development: Embracing a Systems Perspective

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This report details the methods used and findings from a systems analysis Root Change conducted as part of the USAID Learning Agenda on Local Orgnaization Capacity Development. Ognaizaitonal network analysis (ONA) was used to better understand how the local capacity devleopment ecosystem in Nepal and Tanzania impacted capacity development outcomes.