Who we are
DS Institute is an independent think tank and applied research institute for sustainable development and economic growth.
With 10 years of spreading «a new vision for development», CESS Institute
transformed to DS Institute.
The new mission of DS Institute is to support countries in «achieving an inclusive
and sustainable development for all».
Our approach is centered on three main pillars:
Through these pillars, DS Institute offers to its clients operational tools to achieve
an inclusive and sustainable economic development.
DS Institute ensures the sustainability and sustainability of projects and development programs by taking into account the theory of change and information systems technologies as support.
The think tank’s objective is to provide to a selected group of researchers, on invitation only, a space to do innovative research on sustainable development in general.
The Solutions Laboratory offers innovative solutions on development issues for countries. These solutions are offered free of charge to countries or the private sector.
The advisory services aim to provide technical support to countries, development agencies and the private sector to improve their service deliveries.
Area of activity
DS Institute is innovating by combining three key fields required for a successful inclusive and sustainable development:
DS Institute’s approach is based on best international practices and standards for Managing for Development Results (MfDR) and development project management.
DS Institute, thanks to its flexible organizational structure, is able to focus fully on any country’s specific needs and to provide it with all the support required to achieve its development objectives.
- Project framework development
- Project planning and initiation
- Project execution
- Result Based Management (RBM)
- Training need assessment
- Training on demand
- Gender assessment
- Gender mainstreaming sopport
- Vulnerable groups empowerment
Monitoring and evaluation
- Project implementation
- Results measurement framework
- Evaluation with or without control group
- Online platform
- Mapping (GIS)
- Electronic document archiving
- Household and enterprise survey
- Big data analytics
- Data mining
- Public Financial Management (PFM)
- Public Expenditure Review (PER)
- Public Expenditure and Financial
- Accountability (PEFA)
- Private sector support
- SME investment promotion
- Resource mobilization