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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Want Better Domestic Revenue Mobilization? Build a Digital Taxpayer Registration Tool

The taxpayer registry database—and, more importantly, the quality of the information stored in the registry—is fundamental in supporting the rest of the core tax administration functions and instrumental to successful domestic revenue mobilization. 

Why Cybersecurity Matters for Development: Lessons from the Field

In December 2023, millions of Ukrainians lost cell service for days after Russia carried out a cyberattack on Kyivstar, Ukraine’s largest telecom operator. But malign actors do not reserve cyberattacks for wartime; in September 2022, international hacker group BlackByte cyberattacked...


DAI’s CIDR Program Wins USAID 2023 Digital Development Award

DAI is pleased to share the news that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has named the Critical Infrastructure Digitalization and Resilience (CIDR) program as winner of a 2023 Digital Development Award.

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