About the Project
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Adaptation (MESA) Activity aims to strengthen the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) systems and capacities within USAID/Mexico and its implementing partners, to support the implementation of USAID’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). MESA is a five-year, $7.6 million activity.
Under MESA, LINC’s services include:
- Monitoring: Developing and/or refining indicators and conducting data quality assurance, indicator data reporting, management, analysis, and visualizations.
- Evaluation and assessment: Conducting evaluation planning, design, learning, and dissemination; assessments and other studies to inform activity design and/or improvement.
- Collaboration and capacity building: Supporting and facilitating CLA processes and engagements with stakeholders, developing communities of practice, and MEL and CLA capacity building.
MESA supports USAID and its implementing partners to ensure a focus on learning and adapting, connecting the three areas of services. All services under MESA use an inclusion-based approach.
LCDA training participants engage in a group activity. Mexico.
LINC’s partner under MESA is women-led, locally-based Sistemas de Inteligencia en Mercados y Opinión (SIMO).
This activity is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).