NGO-NGO learning: what works?

April 8, 2014

"A whole industry has emerged to foster humanitarian learning and, in the main, actors are increasingly collaborative and open when it comes to learning lessons from emergencies. But challenges persist, including a prevailing aversity to risk as the industry corporatizes, and a disconnect between individual and institutional, formal and non-formal, learning...Some agencies or individuals are daring to be more open about mistakes. Action Against Hunger (ACF) publishes an annual learning review where it discusses mistakes and lessons. Swedish aid agency SIDA even used humour in a reporton the abuse of the log frameworks."