Commissioned Research

The Department of Commissioned Research conducts demand driven research/advisory services to a broad range of ESRF stakeholders. The core activities of the department include conducting demand driven policy research, writing proposals and expression of interests for consultancy assignments, and project management and dissemination of consultancy reports. Most of the projects are on the Policy formulation and Policy Review, sector strategy development, impact assessment studies, and Country strategies for various programmes, baseline surveys, feasibility studies, strategic plans and other socio-economic policy research projects.


ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF),Think Tank Initiative of IDRC and The Foundation for Civil Society.