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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A Market Systems Approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture in Uganda

A USAID project in Uganda is helping smallholder farmers boost their resilience to an increasingly unpredictable climate by using a market systems approach that addresses obstacles to adopting climate-smart agricultural practices.

Call for Sessions: ICTforAg 2023

Mark your calendars for November 7-9, because ICTforAg is back and bigger than ever. The recent online launch event unveiled the theme for 2023: “Cultivating Inclusion.” This annual gathering, now hosted by CGIAR in partnership with the U.S. Agency for...


DAI to Implement Scottish Government Climate Just Communities Program in Malawi

Last week, the First Minister of Scotland, Humza Yousaf, took the opportunity to launch the Scottish Government’s Climate Just Communities (CJC) program during his introduction to a lecture by U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry at the Edinburgh International Festival.

DSC_0516.JPGThe Climate for Justice project in Malawi will work with local communities to strengthen resilience to climate change.


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