WHAT WE DO

CPRD is uniquely positioned to provide high quality services to stakeholders working in post-conflict and post-disaster contexts. We offer expertise in the following functional areas:

RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

We have expertise in advanced qualitative and quantitative research methods in fragile and sensitive community contexts. We offer detailed analysis and research insights to enable evidence-based decision-making. Our services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Baseline data collection
  • Needs assessments
  • Feasibility studies
  • Risk assessments
  • Emergency market mapping analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Asset-based community assessments
  • Field research on specialized topics and emerging areas of inquiry
  • Policy reviews

MONITORING AND EVALUATION

We are experienced in the design, implementation and evaluation of programs and services for communities disrupted by natural disasters and conflict. Our services include but are not limited to the following:

  • End of project evaluations
  • Mid-term reviews
  • Impact assessments
  • Learning and knowledge management

EMERGENCY PLANNING AND TECHNICAL HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT

We provide technical support for all phases of emergency planning and humanitarian programming.  We support clients design high-impact strategies and plans in:

  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Emergency preparedness planning
  • Urgent relief and rehabilitation
  • Disaster recovery
  • Humanitarian to development transition
  • Socio-economic reconstruction and development
  • Leadership and political governance training
  • Innovative approaches to peace education, post-conflict research, human security and transitional justice

TRAINING AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

We are committed to transferring skills and knowledge to our clients, civil society partners and communities. Our services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Country-specific training courses
  • Human resource development in key humanitarian competencies
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Improving and strengthening quality, effectiveness and strategic impact of peace building policy and practices
  • Community development
  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Economic development

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

We are committed to maintaining ethical and accountable relationships with communities. Our robust and efficient approach to engagement strengthens projects and their outcomes by bringing necessary community involvement in the mix, increasing ownership and long term sustainability. Our services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Community engagement and participation plans
  • Humanitarian accountability systems
  • Participatory planning with other stakeholders