MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, hosted the 2nd annual conference of the Global Community of Practice on Scaling Up Development Outcomes at its headquarters in Arlington, VA on October 27th and 28th.
The event was attended by representatives from 27 organizations, including: USAID, GiZ, JICA, IADB, IFAD, Brookings, WRI, IFPRI, J-Pal, ODI, MasterCard Foundation, ELMA Philanthropies, Georgetown University, George Washington University, University of Michigan, Intel Corporation, ExpandNet, Evidence to Action, Millions Learning, Jphiego, TechnoServ, Save the Children Fund, World Vision, Room to Read, Sustainable Harvest, Results for Development, and MSI.
The CoP is designed to assemble, enhance and share information about scaling drawn from multiple sectors and including both public sector and commercial pathways to scale. MSI and R4D act jointly as secretariat to the CoP and Larry Cooley, MSI’s President Emeritus, co-curates the CoP with Johannes Linn. Complementing the activities of the core CoP, the community includes sectoral working groups on scaling up in education, health, and agriculture/rural development, a working group on monitoring and evaluation in support of scaling, and a working group on scaling up in fragile states.