Our Clients

National and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and philanthropies—our clients have ambitious objectives in demanding environments. We work with change-agents all over the world to help turn their investments into impact.

U.S. Agency for International Development

In 1973, we won our first contract with USAID to analyze 36 projects in Latin America and Africa. Since then, our engagement with USAID has grown steadily to encompass multiple sectors and development disciplines in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Since 2000, DAI has worked with FCDO in scores of countries on three continents. As one of FCDO’s Key Suppliers, DAI is committed to achieving outstanding development results that represent demonstrable value for our client.

European Union

DAI was awarded with its first European Union (EU)-funded project in 1995. Technical excellence, innovation, and quality of services delivered from our 100-plus staff now make DAI the largest single provider of development services for the European Commission.

Sustainable Business

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group works across industries including oil and gas, metals and mining, capital projects and infrastructure, renewable energy, retail, food and beverage, financial services, telecommunications, and more.



DAI History: 40 Years of Excellence

DAI was founded in 1970 by three graduates of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government intent on providing a more dynamic and effective brand of development assistance. See how DAI is turning this American success story, into a global one.

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