The Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate was initially started as a department in the Ministry of Planning and National Development in the year2004. It was later on upgraded to a Directorate in August 2006. The Directorate is charged with the responsibility of tracking performance of government implementation of policies and programmes in line with the ERS and long-term development goals including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) . MED has established a National Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System (NIMES), which comprehensively covers all public sector organizations and is expected to cover other non-state actors such as development partners, NGOs, FBOs, and Civil Society Organisations.
To be leaders in tracking and providing feedback on implementation of Government Policies and Programmes for improved performance/results and accountability.
To institutionalize the application and use of monitoring and evaluation at all levels of all sectors for Policy planning, Programme implementation and budgeting.