Author: MCLD Team
USAID publishes piece on our CLD Tools: “Don’t Let M&E Walk Alone”
Originally published February 22, 2022 by the USAID Learning Lab at this link. Community-led development (CLD) is quickly becoming one of international development’s most prominent buzzwords. International NGOs, private donors, and governments all over the world are examining ways to realign their development efforts with principles that emphasize the role of participants and communities at […]
MCLD-Kenya and County Government of Makueni move to deepen CLD
The Movement for Community-led Development (MCLD) and County Government of Makueni (CGM) held a joint workshop (February 28-March 1,2022) to develop an annual workplan to implement the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between MCLD and CGM on September 30 2021. Through this collaboration, MCLD will strengthen the capacity of the county to upscale its community-led […]
Open Letter to Mark Suzman
Dear Mark, Congratulations on publishing your first Annual Letter. It provides an important insight into the way you, your new board, and your team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are viewing the world and the challenges we face. As your letter demonstrates, the COVID-19 pandemic has been THE story your first two years […]
Video: Focus on Capacity Strengthening
On January 26, 2022 Movement members gathered on Zoom to explore one of the most important requests of community-based organizations: opportunities to strengthen their capacity to organize for effective action. Our speakers set the stage for vibrant breakout room exploration of what we could achieve together in 2022! Come back soon for a summary of […]
National Chapters Develop Strategies for 2022
December 15, 2021 – At its last monthly meeting of 2021, members from around the world heard from experts on key priorities for 2022 and discussed the “three pillars” of their strategies for 2022.
Health for All Advocacy Toolkit
The Health for All Advocacy Toolkit provides national-level civil society organizations (CSOs) and health networks with the necessary resources to kick-start advocacy initiatives on universal health coverage (UHC). It offers advocates a central reference point—a ‘one-stop shop’ for key information and tools to advocate for UHC, hold policy-makers accountable for their commitments, and build a broad social […]
Cross Learning Workshop involving the Togo and Benin MCLD Chapters
Leaders from two West Africa chapters held a first joint in-person workshop to deepen their understanding of CLD and review progress.
Community-led Climate Action
On our October 2021 global call and in preparation for the COP26 Climate Summit, the Movement for Community-led Development came together to distill their experiences.
Local Means Local: Community Leadership and Facilitation in CLD
Local Means Local: Community Leadership and Facilitation in CLD, a two-part multi-lingual learning event to share the findings from phase 2 of our collaborative research. We shared the key findings, implications, and recommendations from a Rapid Realist Review of 56 community-led programs.
Catch Up with the National Chapters: September 2021
Our National Chapters have had a busy month of strengthening their internal understanding and practice of community-led development. The Liberia Chapter hosted a knowledge sharing event to launch a Farmer’s Learning and Action Group. The attention and excitement generated demonstrated the powerful convening role that our National Chapters have; 50 farmers participated and committed themselves […]