What We Do
Market Research Exploring
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Youth, Education and Employment
Market Research Exploring References
What We Do
Market Research Exploring
Market Research Exploring References
Market and Labor Assessment and Value Chain Analysis
Near East Foundation (NEF) launched the Enhancing Economic Resilience Program in Jordan as a Development Impact Bond (DIB). The program’s impact statement is basically supporting refugees and vulnerable Jordanians at Siraj Centre livelihoods hubs to (a) sustainably improve the ability of households (HHs) to meet basic needs (e.g., shelter, food, health/sanitation, education), (b) improve economic well-being, self-reliance, and income, and (c) improve confidence, bargaining power, and agency among women. The program is being implemented in target areas within Jordan, including Northern Hashmi in Amman, Kufr Soom in Irbid, Rusaifa in Zarqa, Irbid city and Zarqa city. NEF contracted Dajani Consulting to provide a comprehensive market assessment and mapping of the local communities in the target areas, in order to be able to design an effective and relevant interventions. Dajani Consulting team explored many opportunities for micro and home-based businesses in several sectors such as digital services, agriculture, handicrafts and retail. Furthermore, the team performed market research to determine the demand size, as well as identify the value chains available in the target areas. By the end of the project, Dajani Consulting submitted a final report recommending the value chains and opportunities with high potential for establishment and operations.
East Amman Investor Association Chamber of Industry Election Law Reform
In an effort to better understand the main challenges faced by Jordanian MSMEs in the current chamber of industries election law, we have undertaken a qualitative survey to better understand the level of satisfaction of current board of directors election law. The study also focused on providing suggested solutions for the current law.
Youth Resilience Survey
The Youth Resilience Survey is a baseline project for the Young Cities Project, implemented by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) – UK. The survey aims to collect information regarding the reliance and resilience of Jordanian youth and their strengths to cope with difficulties or an on-going crisis. Dajani Consulting’s role in this project was to fully perform the data collection process by creating a sound survey, assigning enumerators to reach the target segment, and gather the necessary information. Consequently, the survey used piloted and statistically valid scales to collect and measure the level of resilience of a representative sample of 1,534 Jordanian youth, aged between 18 to 33 years old. The survey contained 37 questions and was collected thru face to face interviews .
Covid-19 impact on Palestinian refugee women and girls
Dajani Consulting provided a socio-economic experts team to implement a project entailing a survey to explore effective response and strategy for supporting Palestinian refugee women and girls under COVID-19 pandemic, funded by JICA, in coordination with Department of Palestinian Affairs (DPA) responsible for Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. The project targeted women and girls within households living at five camps in Jordan, to collect data by means of household field survey from 250 households about their socio-economic profile, as well as any micro or small size home-based business that they have, and the effect of COVID-19 on the business and on the sexual and gender based violence within the households. Furthermore, focus groups sessions were also used to collect qualitative research data on the relevant subjects. The results of the research were used to develop capacity building and business advisory services for the women in the camps to support and grow the economic status of their businesses through e-commerce and internet sales methods.
Providing Opportunities with Education (POWER-J) Data Collection (August 2021 – March 2022)
The objective of POWER-J is to evaluate the impact of socio-emotional and pedagogical classroom interventions on students’ cognitive and behavioral skills and, conditional on that, evaluate the effects on improving the teaching and learning environment. If proven effective, the Ministry’s aim is to institutionalize the program. Dajani Consulting was contracted by World Bank to perform a midline and endline survey to collect data from student and teachers in 105 treatment schools and 105 control schools, related to social emotional learning (SEL) using several instruments, and use this information to produce clean datasets useful enough to measure the socioemotional skills of students and teachers in the 210 treatment and control group public schools, as a result of implementing behavioral lessons and pedagogical intervention.
Jordan Informal Business Survey 2020
As a part of the World Bank efforts to better understand the business environment of the informal sector in Jordan, Dajani Consulting has undertaken study to estimate the size of the growing informal sector in Jordan, identify gaps in the working environment and identify cost and benefits of formalization. It included enumeration of all formal and informal businesses in three main governorates (Amman, Irbid and Ma’an) in addition to in-depth interviews with more than 900 informal businesses. The study also provided recommendation for the decision how to help design programs that could the informal sector become a formal one.
Evaluation of the Targeting Mechanism for TAKAFUL Program at the National Aid Fund
As a part of the National Aid Fund expansion in providing services for more vulnerable Jordanians, the World Bank hired Dajani Consulting to evaluate and audit the accuracy of the current model process, and identify sources of error and propose improvements, examine the ability of the Cash Transfer Program “TAKAFUL” to reach and address the vulnerabilities and needs of informal workers, identify bottlenecks in the implementation of outreach, registration, data verification, enrolment processes, and addressing grievances. A survey of 2640 households was launched by Dajani Consulting and data collected, analyzed and presented to the World Bank with feedback on the applicability of selection measure of most vulnerable Jordanian.
National Teachers wellbeing Survey – Save the Children
One of the projects that the Save the Children works in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Education is "Building the capacity of teachers and the educational process in government schools" project which aims to affect social welfare Career for educational cadres and building their technical, psychological and social skills and capabilities, which will be implemented in Jordan in the three regions (north, center, south). Part of this project is the national teachers survey, which was awarded to Dajani Consulting. The goal of the survey process is the collection of reliable and representative data on the level and quality of a teachers social welfare. The survey focuses on the factors affecting the emotional social and professional well-being of the teacher, which reflects on his/her happiness, his/her health and satisfaction with his/her job, and the relationship of this to the students well-being and development. The technical team at the Save the Children, and the Educational Research Department of the Ministry of Education are responsible for designing and testing national survey and survey questions.
Long Term Agreement for Data Collection - World Food Program
World Food Program (WFP) contracted Dajani Consulting for one year duration subject to extension for additional two years (long term agreement) to carry out nationwide data collection of qualitative and quantitative data for the beneficiaries of World Food Program, mainly Syrian refugees and Jordanian hosting community households . Data collection methods will include: I. Face to Face household interviews with beneficiaries: with 2,000 – 8,000 households in each round. II. Focus Group Discussions (FGD): around 100 FGD per year. III. Key Informant Interviews (KII): around 200 KII during each cycle of data collection. The data collection will be divided on several rounds, and will target Jordanian and Non – Jordanian population throughout the country. The process of data collection will involve selection of enumerators, training, support to field and testing of survey tools, implementation of quality assurance throughout the process. Including compilation, cleaning and drafting operation briefs and final report with lessons learned.
Survey of the Impact of COVID 19 on the enterprises in Jordan – World Bank
As part of the World Bank initiative to help Jordan to overcome the economic impact of COID 19 pandemic on Jordan Economy, Dajani Consulting has been initiated to assess the economic effect on Jordan economy by sampling of 600 firms in Jordan. Sample was drawn from Jordan Enterprise survey of 2019. The Survey is being conducted over the phone for 600 companies based in Jordan to figure out the level of negative impact on different economic sectors of Jordan. The survey was conducted over the phone and all data were uploaded to survey solution instantly. Dajani role included updating of sample frame, translation of question, training of enumerators (call Agents), conducting the telephone interviews, uploading the data, cleaning of data and delivery of final technical report.
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