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The theory of change (TOC) is often used as the development hypothesis for projects. It requires an in-depth causal analysis of issues rooted in evidence. Developing and using a TOC builds common understanding among stakeholders around the actions needed to achieve desired changes.

Transform/PHARE is a USAID funded five-year project that introduces innovative practices from marketing, advertising, human-centered design and behavioral economics to strengthen health-related behavior change programming.

The GOLD project aims to strengthen responsive democratic governance through three intermediate results: increased capacity of local government to respond to citizen demand; improved mobilization and management of local public resources; and increased community participation in service delivery management including health, education water, sanitation, and hygiene [WASH], and agriculture.

The BALANCED (USAID Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development) Project project aims to advance and support wider use of effective Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approaches worldwide.

The Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania (LCWT) activity works to protect endangered chimpanzee populations, safeguard their habitat through effective land use planning, and empower local communities by supporting more productive and sustainable livelihoods in the Gombe-Masito-Ugalla (GMU) landscape.

This study supports the importance of including Family Planning /Maternal and Child Health as part of integrated projects to enhance resilience. The paper identifies components of resilience that could be measured in Population Health and the Environment (PHE) and other integrated development projects, and uses data from a PHE project in western Tanzania to measure resilience and better understand the links between resilience and family planning. 

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