Social Clarity recognises the value of forming close working relationships with local consultancies and not for profit organisations.
For example, in Myanmar, we have developed mutually collaborative relationships with the following local consultancies:
Resource and Environment Myanmar Ltd
Resource and Environment Myanmar is a leading locally operated resource and environmental consultancy firm based in Yangon. Key service areas are environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESHIA); geotechnical site investigations; geological surveys and geological hazard assessments.
Resource and Environment Myanmar has demonstrated experience in providing services for a range of developments in Myanmar, including oil and gas field and processing facilities; transmission line and pipelines; energy generation; mining; and port projects.
The team consists of former and current university faculty members of various disciplines related to environmental, social and earth-resources management. They maintain close affiliations with Yangon University where they are able to draw on a range of expertise.
For further information, go to: www.enviromyanmar.net
Myanmar Marketing Research and Development Co. Ltd (MMRD)
Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) consulting company is the largest operating research agency in Myanmar with over 350 full-time professional staff and 150 project-based staff. MMRD has 24 offices throughout the country including in Yangon, Mandalay, Naypyidaw and Pathein. Since its creation in 1992, MMRD has conducted over 400,000 door-to-door interviews and over 6,000 focus group discussions throughout Myanmar for consumer, retail, media, business and social research projects.
MMRD Social Insight has conducted over 125 research projects since its inception including in relation to water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), livelihoods, health, agriculture, migration and education. Its pool of project-based, experienced Myanmar field researchers come from diverse geographic and educational backgrounds and carry out quality surveys throughout the country.
Social Insight tailors qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to capture pertinent information for each project. Its teams are skilled in collecting quantitative information through semi-structured household questionnaires and analysing the data with SPSS. The company is equally skilled in collecting qualitative data though focus group discussion, key informant interviews, in-depth interviews, structured observations and case studies.
For further information, go to: www.mmrdrs.com