Baseline data collection, analysis and reporting
our highly experienced team members to any destination on
the Continent in order to collect and analyze information
before reporting back to the client. With our training in
environmental and developmental work our researchers can address
most information needs in these specific areas.
team members are well placed to undertake information gathering
and analysis tasks for external organizations as well as to
go in ahead of major project teams to pave the way for them,
open doors, and supply them with all of the relevant information
that they need upon arrival in the country in question. This
service ensures that the valuable time of external experts
is not wasted. Our experience of working on the Continent;
both in remote rural areas, and in the major cities, is worth
its weight in gold in terms of getting the job done effectively.
to the latest communication technology enables us to contribute
to major projects or investments during various stages of
their development. Examples would include the provision of
environmental liability information to a major industrial
development in the planning stages, or assistance with the
initial planning of major community development programmes.
in which we are especially skilled include all areas of natural
resource management, institutional and organisational
issues, and general project and programme planning.
We undertake EIA's, environmental audits, and compile EMP's.
Our team members' experience and expertise is extensive (with
4 PhDs, 8 MScs, 6 BScs and 1 BA in our team),
with both generalist environmental scientists and specialists.
Summaries of just some of our skill areas are given on other
pages of this website. In addition to EIA type work, our broad
environmental and developmental expertise means that
we are well placed to contribute to sustainable natural resource
management initiatives across several sectors, including
Democritus team members have a wealth of experience in the management,
monitoring and evaluation of programmes across a number of sectors.
We are able to go into any country on the African Continent
in order to undertake monitoring and evaluation exercises, as
well as be involved in long-term programme management. In addition
we are able to provide valuable input into project and planning
design from the earliest stage of the project cycle. Many of
our team members have worked on major donor Aid Agency projects
over the years.