Development Research Initiative (dRi) is a leading independent research and evaluation firm, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. dRi conducts dynamic research and analysis in a wide range of sectors including nutrition, health, food security, livelihoods and disaster risk reduction. Since 2008, dRi has completed over 100 research projects in Bangladesh, building a reputation for generating high-quality evidence to inform development practice and policy.
Development Research Initiative offers the rare combination of highly-accomplished academicians with field researchers experienced in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. The key capacity and strength of dRi is its diversified organisational composition of quantitative and qualitative experts.
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