1. Research

The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy carries out research to assist our clients to:

  • Keep up to date with the existing body of evidence and ensure its effective use in their programs;
  • Generate new evidence to address global knowledge gaps and thematic areas challenges;
  • Understand and determine needs, local perceptions and realities of programme contexts.

2. Surveys and Data Collection

The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy has the expertise and experience developing high quality survey and data collection instruments that will achieve high response rates and get valid information. Our work is anchored in proven methods and best practices in the survey industry, with a strong emphasis on timeliness, efficiency, quality, and technological innovation. Our ability to fuse subject and survey competencies ensures that data collected through surveys are valid, reliable and relevant.

3. Program Design and Implementation

The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy provides state-of-the-art service to plan and design successful programs. Our approach is research based, taking into account local contexts and demands, as well as employing our technical expertise to achieve high quality programs. We design sustainability into programs, focusing on local ownership and private sector buy-in when appropriate.

4. Performance Evaluations

The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy provides effective services to assist our partners evaluate their programs in order to achieve their objectives. Our approach follows international standards requiring evaluations to be credible, independent and ethical. The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy builds the capacity of our partners to evaluate their own projects in order to better achieve their objectives.

5. Impact Evaluation

The Bed-Rock Research Consultancy impact evaluation approach emphasize on methods which help us to under whether programs actually work, as well as the level and nature of impacts on intended beneficiaries.  We use mixed-methods approaches, building on the strength of both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and a wide range of innovative impact designs. We help to answer the question of causality and attribution of a program using both factual and counterfactual methodologies.