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When does research help environmental management?

Think of the case where a manager needs to decide which action to take to stop a species  declining, or to eradicate a pest, or to increase sustainable harvest levels. 428 more words


9. Monitoring for Learning and Developing Capacities in the WASH Sector

The water sector faces immense challenges, which are characterized by complex interactions between the social and ecological systems. Improving the linkages between sector-wide monitoring, learning and capacity development is of pivotal importance for coping with this complexity. 143 more words

IRC International Water And Sanitation Centre

35. Sector Learning and Adaptive Management - Briefing Note, Building Blocks for Sustainability Series

This briefing series was developed under International Water and Sanitation Centre’s Triple-S project. It is intended as a resource for people who make decisions about rural water supply – financing, policy and programme design and implementation. 170 more words

WASH EE Functions

Enabling co-creation: From learning cycles to aligning values, rules and knowledge

Community member post by Lorrae van Kerkhoff

How do we improve? In the context of sustainable development, we continually confront the question of how we can develop meaningful and positive actions towards a ‘better’ world (social, ecological, economic outcomes) despite inherent uncertainties about what the future holds. 1,228 more words


Payment by result: how to deliver result-based financing

What is payment by result (PBR)? An overview on its definition, key terms and conditions

Payments upon demonstrating a set of agreed results is an emerging contractual modality that many donors are choosing to pursue. 1,407 more words


Adaptive management to achieve impact results

One of the trendiest buzzword in the development and humanitarian sector at the moment is “adaptive management”, which carries heavy-weight in focusing on MEAL practices while remaining neutral to political forces and the increased commercial pressures upon aid spending. 1,057 more words