COUNTRY: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan
PRACTICE AREAS: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning; Communications and Knowledge Management
SUBCONTRACTORS: NORC and RTI
TIME PERIOD: 2018 TO 2023
The USAID/Central Asia Learning from Evaluations and Assessments for Development (LEAD) Activity is an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract for external/independent special studies in five Central Asian republics: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
The contract assists USAID/Central Asia and its partners and stakeholders in generating empirical data as well as fostering a participatory approach to knowledge management and learning to strengthen results and improve evidence-based programming. This, in turn, is expected to promote more effective use of USAID development assistance resources and provide greater transparency. It has three objectives:
The five-year USAID IDIQ has an $8 million ceiling.