Project Implementation Partners
Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)
DAI is a global project management and consulting firm whose mission to advance human prosperity reflects our commitment to economic development through sustainable, market-based solutions. Founded in 1970 with origins in research and program design, DAI quickly expanded its reach to technical assistance contracts. By 1980, the firm had won its first long-term implementation contracts in Sudan, Congo, Tanzania, and Indonesia, increasing our revenue, expanding our technical knowledge, and enhancing our capacity to support project teams across the globe. Since then, DAI has striven for continuous improvement, implementing more than 370 multiyear projects and 1,500 analytical studies, evaluations, and advisory assignments. Today, over 500 employees work at our corporate offices in Bethesda, Maryland and London and 3,000 multinational staff and consultants work on projects in 66 countries. We deliver technical assistance in economics, finance, agriculture and natural resources management, and governance and crisis mitigation. Our teams implement programs in highly challenging environments, including African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries emerging from conflict and natural disasters. DAI’s global revenues in 2006 exceeded $500 million. The company was named U.S. Government Contractor of the Year in 2006.
Nathan Associates Inc.
An employee-owned economic consulting firm established in 1946, Nathan Associates Inc. has a wealth of experience strengthening institutions, promoting competitiveness and export growth, supporting private enterprise development, and developing strategic business alliances. In the United States and 125 countries, the firm provides high-quality and innovative analytical, technical, and advisory services to solve economic, financial, and management problems within and across sectors. The firm has a successful record of building the capacity of governments to formulate and implement economic and trade policy, and of working with the public and private sectors on economic growth, operational efficiency, and competitiveness, including projects throughout Africa focused on improving trade, investment, and the business-enabling environment. Nathan Associates has fielded thousands of qualified overseas staff during its 58-year history, and uses senior management and core staff when necessary to ensure field coverage in case of unforeseeable absences. Nathan Associates also has a strong record of meeting project requirements on time and within budget and of meeting or even exceeding clients’ expectations.
SAL Consultoria e Investimentos, Lda
SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda., Established in 1999, SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda. and Investimentos Lda., with headquarters in Maputo - Mozambique, have as mission to give technical and specialized assistance in diverse fields of knowledge and expertise to its Clients, either in the private and public sector, in order to contribute for its competitive advantage in the markets where they are operating, offering them business law, legal reform, financial/strategic management and social development services. SAL combines the business-oriented perception of the local business environment with a communitarian development in a global perspective with the local capacity with international experience allowing offering services of superior quality in Mozambique and the region of Austral Africa.
Cimpogest is a project management firm that provides high-quality consulting services throughout the region. Established in 1998, with offices in Maputo and Nacala, Cimpogest provides services in project development and management, capacity building, business linkages, HIV/AIDS planning, and monitoring and evaluation.