Consultancy services IDIA provides consultancy and technical services in health and development. Over the years, IDIA successfully executed diverse projects of dierent types and complexities in over 25 countries in Eastern, central and southern Africa. Our key clients include governments and quasi- government institutions; non- governmental organizations (NGOs); bilateral, multilateral and regional organizations; research institutions; training and academic institutions; private sector organizations; community-based organizations and faith-based organizations. We also provide technical support to institutions to implement, manage and monitor medium to long term projects
Academic and Professional Education
Through IDIA College of Technology andDevelopment Studies,the InternationalDevelopment Institute – Africa provides innovative academic and professional education programs in health and development elds at certicate and diploma levels. The education programmes aim to foster transformative leadership, technical and lifelong skills and to prepare students for productive engagement in the 21st century economy. IDIAis working to establish a specialized valued based International research University focusing on sustainable developmentstudiesin Africa. IDIA has forged academic collaborations with Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) University of Kwa Zulu Natal, the Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) and National University ODESSA Law Academy.
Applied Research and Knowledge Management
As a research institution, IDIA is dedicated to the discovery, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge and carries out applied research based upon collaborationsthat allow multi-, interand trans-disciplinary work of high methodological quality. The research activities aim to signicantly contribute to improving policy processes and outcomes and quality of life.
Public Policy Analysis
IDIA provides policy analysis and research servicesto various clientele. IDIA’s goal isto position itself as a premier independent policy think-tanking institution providing the best and most innovative thinking on various public policy matters in development. The service focuses on assisting governments, regional organizations, international agencies, civil society organizations and private sector with research and analysis in their respective areas of policy concerns.