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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Communities Are Key to Stopping the Next Pandemic

High-level collaboration around pandemics is in order, but it is short-sighted to focus solely on international responses. Communities far from capital cities and conferences are equally important to health security. It’s here—in these rural towns—where epidemics often begin.

A Look Into the Future: Rwanda’s Road to Digital Transformation

A couple of months ago, my family was visiting me in Rwanda. We were traveling two hours outside of the capital, in a rural, forested area, on what seemed to be the only straight patch of road in the mountainous...


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.