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This is a channel that we use to keep members in the loop about the latest policy documents and developments. Our work in advocacy cuts across all areas of expertise and impacts all of our members.

Our Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy, Cynthia Smith, and our Advocacy Manager, Jenna Thoretz, post regular updates so our members are alerted to changes in the sector as they happen. We encourage everyone who joins Connect to become part of this community and to keep up to date with the information shared here. Posts to this community go live on our website, and you may wish to use the anonymous posting option if you have a question to ask here.

USAID: Updated Local Capacity Strengthening Policy Release Date

  • 1.  USAID: Updated Local Capacity Strengthening Policy Release Date

    Posted 10-06-2022 17:06
    USAID is releasing their updated Local Capacity Strengthening Policy on October 19th! This is an updated version of the Local Capacity Development Policy they initially released for comments at the beginning of 2022. You can read Humentum's comments here. Please see the following information from USAID's Industry Liaison:

    USAID is excited to launch our very first Local Capacity Strengthening (LCS) Policy. We invite you to attend the virtual launch event on Wednesday, October 19 from 8:00am to 9:00am EDT, hosted by Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen. You can register for the event here.<o:p></o:p>

    The event will be recorded, live-streamed on YouTube, and made available for those unable to attend. The Local Capacity Strengthening Policy will be published prior to the launch event; in the meantime, please see a two-page summary here. <o:p></o:p>

    Jenna Thoretz
    Advocacy Manager