The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program, also referred to as The Learning Contract, is a five-year activity that supports the Mission’s Program and Policy Development office. USAID/Uganda contracted QED to implement this program, the first USAID Mission-level platform devoted to Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA).
By bolstering USAID/Uganda’s capacity in CLA, the Learning Contract has helped shape the Mission into an adaptive organization with an emphasis on learning. QED has strengthened monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems; institutionalized learning and adaptive management practices; and leveraged strategic development partnerships to promote network building and knowledge sharing. The Learning Contract has helped to create an environment at the USAID/Uganda Mission where high-quality evidence is valued, and lessons are generated and collaboratively shared with stakeholders to inform decision-making, ensure optimal resource allocation, and promote adaptive program management.