Practical Learning for International Action
CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
CDA engages complex questions that unlock positive, systemic change wherever communities experience fragility and conflict. Sitting at the intersection of applied research, global policy, and local practice, we partner with humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding practitioners to develop practical resources and policy guidance for lasting change.
Flagship Collaborative Learning Projects
In peacebuilding and development partnerships, what enables responsible INGO transitions that make way for increased local leadership and ownership?
In contexts facing the dual threats of climate hazards and conflict, how can aid actors and peacebuilders address environmental change and conflict together?
What risk management policies and practices help – or hinder – teams and organizations to deliver humanitarian aid to people in need?
What Transformation Takes: Evidence of Responsible INGO Transitions to Locally Led Development Around the World
Originally posted in Swisspeace's à propos issue number 181: "Financing Peace -- What are the priorities?" Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, is about promoting peaceful and...
In Haitian Creole, tèt anba means upside down or absurd. We say “bagay saa yo tèt anba” – things are upside down – when we want to describe a chaotic situation or just the state of the world gone wrong. Is the aid sector tèt anba? Is...