We use a data-driven approach to define and accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth. Even in data scare environments, we source reliable and timely data, produce comprehensive landscaping studies and build customized models. We create specialized, user-friendly tools that allow organizations to gain meaningful insights and better target, implement, and evaluate their programs and initiatives.   

Promoting Growth of SMES in Latin America and the Caribbean

We designed a strategy for the Inter-American Investment Corporation to promote growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean. We developed a market assessment of needs and gaps in financing SMEs in the region, and engaged key private sector players.

Surveying Smallholder Tea Farmers' Responses to Frost Mitigation

As part of USAID and NASA’s SERVIR initiative, we conducted a survey of 425 smallholder tea farmers in Kericho and Nandi Hills, Kenya, to examine their current behavior towards frost mitigation and response, and their perceptions as to the potential value of frost monitoring technology.

Studying How Policies and Regulations Affect Healthcare

We conducted country landscape assessments in Kenya and Ethiopia to understand how policies and regulations affecting healthcare were created. We identified key influencers of health policies, evaluated how advocacy strategies can be most influential, and developed a theory of change and results framework for those strategies.

Kristyna Tomsu

Kristýna is a Data Scientist and Global Health Lead at Dalberg Data Insights. At Dalberg, she has worked in the global health, gender and financial inclusion practice areas. Her main focus is on using big data in the domain of global health. She has worked on incorporating mobility insights coming from phone call meta-data into epidemiological models for Ebola in West Africa, Malaria in Zambia, and Tuberculosis in The Gambia. Other projects include gender prediction based on phone usage patterns or developing dashboards to monitor mobile money usage of the poor in Uganda.

Jérôme Urbain

As technical lead of Dalberg Data Insights, Jérôme is responsible for the technological decisions, practices and structure supporting the development of the products. In addition, he is developing the backend code for several products.

Jérôme had joined Real Impact Analytics in 2014, where he held several technical roles leading him to the Data for Good team that became Dalberg Data Insights in 2017. He has developed a strong experience in handling large volumes of telecom data.

Rositsa Zaimova

Rositsa is an Associate Partner at Dalberg Data Insights where she leads the execution of DDI projects and the management of a complex ecosystem of end users, donors, data providers and regulators. Her work focuses on public health, access to finance, food security and mobility. Rositsa has recently worked with USAID, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) and has led the development of analytics tools that support governments and development actors across East Africa, Brazil and Bangladesh.

Niall Saville

Based in Dar es Salaam, Niall is an Associate Partner and global co-leader of Dalberg’s Inclusive Growth practice area. He has previously worked in the firm’s Nairobi, London, and Geneva offices, and has broad international experience in strategic planning and program design, education and labor issues, ICT and data, inclusive growth, and micro/macroeconomic competitiveness policies across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia: Announcing the launch of a new report by Dalberg and the GIIN

Impact investing — investments that intentionally seek social and/or environmental impact alongside a financial return — holds significant potential to help meet base of the pyramid (BoP) needs in South Asia. But until now, the scope of the impact investing sector in South Asian countries has not been well defined beyond India.

Catalyzing Adoption of Clean Cookstoves in China

Dalberg conducted an in-depth market assessment and developed detailed recommendations to catalyze adoption of clean cookstoves in China. Our work is informed the strategy for the Chinese government's three-year pilot program that will contribute toward a large scale national stoves program.

Global Landscape Study on Digitizing P2G Payments

At an estimated 8 trillion USD across the globe and 375 billion USD in low and lower-middle-income countries alone, person-to-government (P2G) payments make up a significant part of the payments landscape. The value proposition for digitising these payments is clear—and compelling: