‘AFRI CIRD’ is a Nigerian owned and operated organization that specializes in socioeconomic research, project design, implementation and management. The organization has strong passion and commitment to effective, result – oriented research and evidence – based driven development programs and interventions, which integrates the appropriate balance of theory and practice in the development space, while ensuring client’s needs and satisfaction. AFRI-CIRD researches in particular are guided by strict adherence to local, national and globally accepted research ethics and standards, including client’s woven ethics. The consulting team at AFRI – CIRD are dynamic, young and energetic research and development experts, have consulted on different projects for Nigerian government institutions, multilateral donor agencies, private sector development programs, local and international non – governmental organizations. With an impressive database size of over 150 research and development associates spread across the 36 states in Nigeria with different specialties, AFRI – CIRD can guarantee well – organized teams and individuals with significant experience, passion and drive, for specific projects. AFRI – CIRD was established and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria with registration code – CAC/IT/N0 108701 as a ‘Trust’. It is a nongovernment, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, and non-partisan organization dedicated to research and supporting development and its aspirations in Nigeria and Africa, through research, programme design, implementation, management and support, for local, national and international organizations. AFRI CIRD strives to bring into fore creativity, innovation, and data appreciation in the implementation and support for developmental programs in Nigeria and Africa. The organization is covered by ‘Professional Indemnity and Public liability’ Insurance policies. This is in addition to the strategic organizational policies shaping operational procedure and management of the organization.