We harness the power of evidence and data to co-design and deliver solutions that contribute to transforming the extraordinarily vulnerable communities we serve.
Open Jirga: Assessing the Reach and Impact of BBC Media Action Programming in Shaping Public Discourse
for BBC Media ActionA comprehensive study of the Open Jirga program, gauging its reach and resonance among diverse Afghan audiences, to align program content with audience insights, ensuring effective communication and engagement.
Assessing Media's Role in Shaping Perceptions of Women and Girls' Rights
for BBC Media ActionUtilizing a range of research methodologies, we identified the positive and challenging aspects of media-driven campaigns focused on gender rights to help fine-tune messaging and evaluate the influence of client's communication programming.
Nutrition Awareness Campaign Evaluation: Media's Influence on Behavioral Shifts in Food Security Practices
for BBC Media ActionAn in-depth evaluation of a media-driven nutrition awareness campaign, aiming to discern its role in instigating behavioral changes concerning nutrition and food security and inform future communication strategies.
Financial Management Capacity Assessment and System Development for Agribusinesses
for DAIWe assessed the financial management capabilities of 9 agribusinesses across Afghanistan, identifying key gaps and inefficiencies to tailor effective management tools and systems to address their distinct challenges, creating reference guidebooks and providing continuous mentoring.
Informing and Enhancing Child Labor Policies and Safety Practices
for ILOOur research informed and led to the enhancement of relevant policies and strategies, and to the development of "Child Labor Self-help Safety Guidebook," which became a cornerstone resource for improving child labor safety conditions.
Administrative and Project Management Processes’ Re-engineering and Digitization
for Boustan Sabz Agriculture CompanyWe revamped Boustan Sabz, Afghanistan’s premier agriculture firm with over $100 million in investment, by introducing new technology solutions and transforming their outdated administrative and project management processes.
Multiple Long-term Third-Party Monitoring Support Projects
for FAOWe oversaw aid processes across 34 Afghan provinces, ensuring transparency, equity, and precision in aid distribution. Surveying over 150,000 households, we played a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of both emergency and non-emergency aid, safeguarding its effectiveness from selection to outcome.
Comprehensive Monitoring & Evaluation Services for Public Affairs Section Grants and Projects Portfolio
for Alutiiq and US Department of StateSome notable projects included long-term monitoring and advising on the design of a large-scale 800-bed dormitory construction for women, scholarship monitoring inside and outside Afghanistan, media support monitoring, and public perception analysis.
Strategic Assessment of 20 Years of the “Law-and-Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan”
for UNDPEngaging 20 donor countries and senior UNDP officials, this analysis dissected over $6 billion of investment and served as a pivotal instrument in enabling legal frameworks, strengthening law enforcement agencies, and promoting justice, thus fundamentally reshaping the societal fabric of Afghanistan.
Middle East, Iraq
Designing Project Management System for NGOsOur Country Partner, MEMECS, worked on building project management system to bridge the gap between IT, application development and the NGO world to bring NGOs up to speed with technology and amplify their impact. This system provided organizations with a toolbox to manage projects, resources activities, finances, inventory, beneficiaries, staff, map, visualized data and processes, and reporting.
Assessment of Hazardous Work for Children and Review of OSH Best Practices
for ILOAdroit Associates implemented the "Assessment of Hazardous Work for Children and Review of OSH Best Practices" project, shedding light on child labor's perilous reality, mapping dangers in child labor, and evaluating Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) measures. Our initiative, including the creation of a "Child Labor Self-help Safety Guidebook" informed by our research, provided critical resources to improve child labor safety.
Khush Tepa Irrigation Scheme and Power Generation Feasibility Studies
for DT GLOBAL and USAIDFrom 2018 to 2021, Adroit Associates implemented USAID’s largest technical feasibility study in Afghanistan, working with several ministries within the then government of Afghanistan to assess the feasibility and viability of a multi-billion dollar irrigation and hydropower project — the Khush Tepa Irrigation Project — which, if implemented, will provide millions with access to water and power resources, thus transforming Afghanistan’s economy.
Multiple Studies on Women's Rights, Democracy, and Media
for BBC Media ActionAdroit Associates has implemented a series of impactful projects for BBC Media Action, influencing democratic dialogue, gender rights, food security, and public health. Through comprehensive studies and innovative data collection utilizing various methods and tools, we highlighted the power of media in driving social change, paving the way for future interventions for BBC Media Action that could in turn positively impact millions in Afghanistan.