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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Mobilizing All Colombians in the Fight Against Corruption

In 2021, Colombia ranked 87th out of 180 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. In 2020, USAID launched the Partners for Transparency Activity, dedicated to promoting transparency, fighting corruption, and supporting open government.

A Call to Action: Igniting the Digital Revolution in International Development Studies

This post originally appeared on the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ website. Technological advancements are transforming every sector of the global economy, opening the way for governments, businesses, and individuals to drastically reframe how they engage with one another....


Fleming Fund Program Receives Award for Improving Responsible Drug Use in Pakistan

The Fleming Fund project in Pakistan has been selected as the winner of a global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) stewardship prize by the AMR Industry Alliance, one of the world’s largest coalitions of private-sector diagnostic and pharmaceutical companies seeking to curb AMR.

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