Under this category, CTC provides analytical services based on knowledge management and information management. This includes Participatory Situation Analysis (PSA), Participatory Rural appraisals (PRA), Rapid Rural Appraisals (RRA), Baselines, Market Studies, Sectoral Reviews & Analysis, Knowledge Attitude and Practices Analysis and District / Regional Profiling, etc.
CTC foresees this as the foundation service for the planning process and has established verified expertise through its past history, including execution of a multitude of surveys, researches, reviews and studies. CTC uses different software to provide clients with context specific outputs in accordance with their needs i.e. Microsoft Excel, SPSS, Csproetc. Besides, the digitally synthesized data is used to analyze the overall situation to provide the clients with the planning directions. Data is evaluated & analyzed in a way that it provides a very clear guideline for future perspective to the client.
Given below is a list of its successfully completed assignments pertaining to its research, diagnostic and knowledge management services.
|Name of Client||Brief Intro to Assignment||Geographical Location|
|UNESCO-2009||Documentation and Institutional Assessment of PITE Balochistan||Quetta|
|IFRC-2010||Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Study on Gender, Health and Hygiene Issues.||Mansehra|
|Plan Pakistan- 2011||Data collection and compilation for Girl Power Project, which focused on enhancing the livelihood, education and social status of girls and women in 5 southern Punjab districts||Southern Punjab districts|
|UNDP-2011||Networking and Mapping of Local Peace Organizations. Under this assignment, CTC undertook an initial consultative process leading to criteria development to assess peace building organization. This proved the basis for a survey of 100 organizations in 5 districts of Malakand Division for shortlisting to identify partner organizations for UNDP‟s Peace and Development Programme.||5 districts of Malakand including Swat, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Shangla and Buner.|
|JICA PLP-2010||Field Studies on Non Formal Education comprising of the following sub-studies; Quality of Non Formal Education of Different NFE Models, Relationship of NFE with Social Spheres of Life Documentation of Good Practices in NFE in Pakistan Development of Project Monitoring system on the basis of set of studies||4 districts of Punjab including Multan, vehari, Okara, MandiBahauddin|
|Plan Pakistan 2010||Field Studies on Non Formal Education comprising of the following sub-studies; Quality of Non Formal Education of Different NFE Models, Relationship of NFE with Social Spheres of Life Documentation of Good Practices in NFE in Pakistan Development of Project Monitoring system on the basis of set of studies|
|Danish Red Cross (DRC)- 2012||Baseline Survey on “Psychosocial Well being of war affected Childern of Swat Valley” A baseline survey was undertaken to establish the benchmark information with regard to psychosocial well being of children and families affected by war and flood in selected communities of Swat – 2012||Swat|
|FBF-ICAP-2012||Project planning and CAP survey Project evaluation of Felix Baltistan Foundation in Machlu Valley, Facilitated a process of Baseline Survey focusing capacities of local communities. Based on this baseline research, CTC developed a long term (8-year) plan of multi-faceted capacity building plan in 9 sectors for local communities .||Machlu, Baltistan|
|Misereor- 2012||Survey of post earthquake rehabilitation work in AJK Organized progress and experience sharing meetings with partner organizations of Misereor for forming a network and future collaboration|
|HelpAge International- 2013||Impact and post- intervention situation analysis of humanitarian response in flood-affected districts||Districts of Pakistan including Jacobabad & Shikarpur (Sindh) and Nowshehra (KPK).|
|World Vision- 2013||Baseline Survey of Pakistan Pinedabad Education Program (PPEP) –||Rawalpindi|
|STC-MTR & PDM- 2014||Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Survey This assignment aimed to assess the Knowledge, attitude and practices of target community on appropriate and optimal infant and Young Child Feeding, sanitation and hygiene activities in district Shikarpur||Shikarpur|
|Trocire- 2014||Baseline for Trocaire’s Disaster Risk Reduction Programme. The overall objective of the baseline survey was to gather and analyze baseline data in order to determine the baseline values in the PAK13-01 programme result framework, which would serve as a monitoring and evaluation plan for the programme – 2014||Sanghar, Dadu, Badin and Nowshera|
|Water for Livelihood- 2014||Individual and Organizational Need assessment for the project to facilitate development of its capacity building plans||Chitral, Karak, DI Khan|
|OXFAM- 2014||Analysis and reporting of the needs assessment process for Oxfam GB’s upcoming projects|
|Care International- 2014||Research Study on food security interventions in District Umerkot targeting landless households; the prime beneficiaries were women||Umerkot|
|United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)- 2014||Behavior Survey at Baseline and Follow up of MSM workers in Karachi||Karachi|
|Care International- 2015||Development of case study to learn from Care International in Pakistan (CIP) experience using Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) modalities for WASH interventions as well to inform CIP and external audience with strategies and opportunities to develop and expand the horizon of CTP in WASH in the future emergencies.||Sanghar|
|Oxfam GB- 2015||Research on Gender Dynamics and its impact on nutrition status, cash utilization & decision making at household level in Sindh.||Sindh|
|Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)- 2015||Collection of Baseline, Midline, and End-line data as well as a Verification Survey to check the accuracy of reporting of a proportion of TTO self-reports. These performances will be filled by the TTO/LSOs every six months during the course of the project and will include reporting on indicators related to governance/inclusion and service delivery. The main aim of the research is to use a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) to test alternative treatments for PPAF and its Partner Organizations to engage effectively with Third-Tier Organizations (TTOs). The duration of this project is from 18th March, 2015 to 17th March, 2017.||Punjab, Balochistan, KPK and Sindh|