MSI has provided a range of services including survey research, stability assessments and communications analysis for multinational development and non-governmental organizations.
Development and Non-Governmental Organizations
Bardiya, Bari, Kailali, Kathmandu, Morang, Rautahat, Rupandehi and Sunsari, Nepal
The primary aim of the project was to use social science techniques to study social groups and their contexts in order to identify those most relevant to prevailing and future stability in Nepal, with supporting evidence based on primary research data. The secondary aim of the project was to express the research and analyses as a series of clear, accurate, practical and data-driven findings and prioritized strategic recommendations.
A multidisciplinary MSI team comprised of social scientists, strategists and local researchers carried out a multi-stage, mixed methods qualitative and quantitative design to diagnose the root causes of instability and develop a strategy and supporting courses of action to achieve the client's stability objectives.
The final report detailed the results of the analyses of the qualitative and quantitative data including the identification of key factors affecting stability in Nepal. In addition, the report provided data-driven recommendations for the achievement of the client's objectives. Lastly, the report included a robust measures of effectiveness framework that the client could reference in the future to assess the success of its efforts to enhance stability in Nepal.