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Five Ways to Use the Digital Ecosystem Evidence Map
The international development community talks a lot about “data-based decision making” and “fit for purpose” practices. But how do we find and internalize the data? How do we determine what “fit for purpose” practices are suitable in given contexts?
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Administrator Power Announces New Africa Localization Initiative
An event on the margins of the opening of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Monday, September 19, brought together key perspectives in the conversation on localization and afforded an opportunity for USAID Administrator Samantha Power to update the group on the Agency’s ongoing commitments and to point to an exciting new localization initiative in Africa.
Sep 20, 2022
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Seven Things You Need to Know about USAID Geographic Codes: For Assistance Agreements
Geographic code applies to procurement of goods and services paid for with USAID funds. For assistance agreements, which are the focus of this blog post, geographic code applies to the procurements carried out by recipients and subrecipients under USAID grants and cooperative agreements. 
Sep 20, 2022
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Navigating the SAM.gov Unique Entity Identifier Process
Registration in federal systems is one of the first steps a potential partner must take when preparing to compete for USAID funding opportunities. Registration has always been a multi-step process, but this year the system has undergone some major changes. Read this blog to learn more about the new System for Award Management (SAM) Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) process.
Sep 13, 2022
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Draft Guide to Collecting Beneficiary Feedback
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce the external comment period for the draft “Collecting Feedback from Beneficiaries of Development Programs: A Guide for USAID Implementing Partners.”
by: USAID
Sep 9, 2022
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10 Inspiring Local Organizations Expanding Literacy in Their Communities
Happy International Literacy Day! USAID has long championed literacy as a key to unlocking development gains around the world. In recognition of International Literacy Day, we at the Partnerships Incubator are celebrating the many local organizations working tirelessly to provide youth in their communities with the literacy tools needed to contribute to their own countries’ development.
Sep 8, 2022
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Eight Ways We Can—and Must—Shift Power to Local Actors
Save the Children was founded over 100 years ago by two visionary, activist sisters in early 20th century Britain. Within five years, they established a global organization, and their writings evolved into one of the world’s most ratified conventions: the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Sep 6, 2022
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September Funding Opportunities: Mark Your Calendars
Don't miss these important deadlines in September.
Sep 1, 2022