About DARS

Data and Research Solutions (DARS) is a research and development consultancy firm which provides research and development solutions to its customers. DARS assists and advises its customers in meeting their goals and objectives professionally by providing research and monitoring evaluation design, questionnaire formulation; trainings, field data collection in both paper-based and electronic-based , data processing and analysis as well as report writing and disseminating and advocating for the findings.

Our successes come from our good relations with governmental and non-governmental institutions working in the Somali peninsula, international and regional partners, donors, and local communities.

Vision & Mission

Our Vision

DARS become most credible research and development institution

Our Mission

Crafting result-based policy and decision-making culture through provision of a useful, sufficient, reliable, relevant, and timely research findings to the public and private development and humanitarian institutions in line with the international standards.

Areas of expertise

  • Quantitative and qualitative research
  • Statistical surveys
  • Baseline assessments, and monitoring and evaluation study
  • Market and marketing research
  • institutional capacity assessment
  • Program and project design
  • Policy and strategy development
  • Deepening peace and strengthening governance system
  • Information management system

Core Research Team Members

Ahmed Diriye

Ahmed M Diriye

Research and Development Manager