Historicaly, CDA stood for the acronym of our legal name between 1985-2003: The Collaborative for Development Action. Since 2003 CDA no longer stands for the acronym- due to the expansion of our fields of work, and the change of our legal name to: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects.
The Framework for Collective Impact in Peacebuilding, first published in 2017 was field-tested in partnership with Search for Common Ground in Jos, Nigeria, and Colombo, Sri Lanka. CDA provided technical support toward the development of locally driven, multi-stakeholder collective impact networks targeting local-level conflicts. Both networks in Nigeria and Sri Lanka are in their infancy and in varying stages of evolution toward becoming fully fledged collective impact networks.
A collective impact case study on the Mindanao Peaceweavers network