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Center for Research and Development (CRD) commenced its operations as a proprietorship enterprise in 2017. We are a specialized development consulting firm committed to creating custom-tailored solutions for the challenges in the development sector. Recently, CRD transitioned to a Limited Company in accordance with the 1994 Company Act.
CRD provides an extensive array of services, encompassing Program/Project Evaluation, Baseline Study, Issue-based Investigation, Project/Program Development, Toolkit Development, Policy Development, Multi-Sector Needs Assessment, Gender Analysis, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Value for Money (VFM) Assessment, Capacity Building Support, Third-Party Monitoring, Impact Validation, Guideline Development, Operational Capacity Mapping, Technical Assessment, and Rapid Market Assessment. Our thematic expertise spans over Gender and Human Rights-Based Approaches, Women Empowerment, Agriculture, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Child and Youth Rights, Public Health, Disability Inclusion, Local Government, Urban Resilience, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), Livelihood, Emergency Response, Alleviating Extreme Poverty, Social Inclusion, and Gender-Inclusive Development, among others.
CRD consists of highly skilled professionals with expertise across diverse fields, enabling us to effectively address intricate challenges. We excel in establishing valuable partnerships with governments, NGOs, and other stakeholders to leverage resources and expertise. Furthermore, we are adept at advocating for policy changes, raising awareness about vital social issues, and successfully fundraising to support our initiatives.
CRD's esteemed clientele includes government agencies, UNDP (Bangladesh and Afghanistan), UNICEF, UN Women Bangladesh, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, International Rescue Committee (IRC), OXFAM, Care Bangladesh, Practical Action Bangladesh, World Vision Bangladesh, Plan International, and more. We are expanding our global presence by providing development-focused solutions to countries like Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.