Since 2006, IRFAD Foundation for Development Research has provided insight, access, and expertise to organizations seeking in-depth understanding of political, economic, and social realities in Iraq today. Our Iraq-based staff has delivered crucial research and communications products to international clients, ranging from intergovernmental organizations, major foundations, humanitarian groups, media concerns, and private companies. View a list of past clients here.
IRAQI FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
The IRAQI FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH (IRFAD) is a research, consulting, and communications NGO formed by a team of expert Iraqi and Western partners.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & DONORS
- Identify and study development needs
- Project Development
- Monitoring & Evaluation
- Connecting International Organizations with Iraqi Leaders and Civil Societies
- Special Development experience with youth, women, students & displaced persons
RESEARCH GROUPS & FOUNDATIONS
- Support policy work with timely remote and critical data
- Interview Iraqi leaders from all segments of society
- Interview and surveyed Iraqi officials, opinion shapers, religious leaders, displaced persons, armed groups, and civil society leaders
- Identify and study business opportunities and needs
- Identify and vet Iraqi partners
- Connect international companies with Iraqi Business Advertising
Our staff brings a wide range of projects and skill sets to the table. Nearly all of our staff are fluent in both written and spoken Arabic and English. Our team members are comprised of experienced Iraq market researchers, developers and other trained professionals. We are based in both Washington D.C., USA and Baghadad, Iraq.
IRFAD’s researchers cover all of Iraq’s 18 provinces and draw on extensive contacts with local and regional leaders, officials, and experts. Our staff’s research experience includes fields ranging from Iraqi politics and society, culture, education, media–to women’s issues, youth and sport. With proven project management expertise on the ground in Iraq, IRFAD provides results on a local, regional, and international level.
Contact us to let us know how we can become part of your Iraqi research and development projects.