We design, manage and implement surveys, audits and other research projects across Africa, from evaluation and benchmark reports to empirical studies and population surveys. Please find a number of examples below.

Key projects synopses


10 Country experiences in addressing extreme poverty – United Nations, Food and Agricultural Organisation Evaluating the impact of a youth sexuality programme in South Africa – USAID, MEASURE Evaluation
PULA: Census of the Royal Bafokeng Nation Provincial Food Security Strategy – Western Cape Premiers Office
Elite Survey: Democracy behind closed doors Centre for International and Comparative Politics Economic impact of the Cape Town Carnival – South African Cultural Observatory
M&E Framework for Cultural Events Evaluating the International Growth Centre
Evaluating South Africa’s Revitalised Response to HIV/AIDS Determining the demand for ECD services Royal Bafokeng Nation
Africa’s Largest Youth Risk Behaviour Survey United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime Evaluating the social and economic Impact of alcohol misuse in the Eastern Cape

What our clients say

“It was a great honour to work with SADC Research on our food security project. The insight you provided and the professional manner with which you drove the process were impressive. We now have a great product to work from and drive change”
Provincial government of the Western Cape (South Africa)

“SADC Research Centre found innovative ways to engage respondents and meet the objectives of all research stakeholders. The company has shown integrity and provided confidence in its ability to conduct large studies”
United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime

“We are very happy with the service we received. The project was completed on time, within budget and the information we received was exactly the depth of analysis required”
Development Bank of Southern Africa

“A reliable research organisation that consistently produces good results delivers on all expectations, meets deadlines, and provides useful advice and support”
Provincial government of the Western Cape (South Africa)

“SADC Research Centre had a keen interest in understanding our business. The quality of work produced was way beyond our expectations. They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend them”
Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs, Eastern Cape (South Africa)