Who We Are

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies.

Our Work

Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Global Impact

We partner with local people and institutions on scores of projects worldwide.

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All Systems Go: USAID’s Private Sector-Led Approach Pays Dividends in Bangladesh

The Southern Delta of Bangladesh is home to 28 million people, many of whom struggle with food insecurity. Despite the presence of high-tech agriculture companies and a huge farming industry, the region’s agriculture sector is not working for everyone.

Center for Digital Acceleration Partners with Award-Winning Tech Startup Skilllab

One of the ways DAI tackles global challenges is by partnering with other innovators to invest in promising solutions. In joining forces with tech startups that align with our mission, we bring the power of technology and entrepreneurship to bear...


DAI’s Chris LeGrand Unveils New Book on Business Leadership

Chris LeGrand, President of DAI Global Health, last week published The Complete Business Leader: A Framework for Impact in Work and Life, a book that lays out the seven essential dimensions needed to develop a “Complete Business Leader.”


DAI offers rewarding careers for talented technical, managerial, and support professionals.