The EDI Group works with some of the world’s top research institutions to design, implement, manage and support a wide range of socio-economic surveys. We have a strong depth and breadth of experience in designing and conducting rigorous impact evaluations and randomised control trials on behalf of National Governments, donors and foundations and help assess international development program impacts, measure results and evaluate potential solutions to global poverty.
We have always been very passionate about using the best tools to ensure that any data we, or our clients collect is of the highest quality standards. We therefore created the market-leading Surveybe data collection software that is now used in approximately 53 countries worldwide.
With permanent offices in both the UK and East Africa, our teams provide expertise, evaluation and survey design services to organisations globally, and our 200+ staff in East Africa focus their efforts on collecting data on hundreds of thousands of households, enterprises, facilities and communities per annum.
Countries using Surveybe
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Views from Research – No. 10 | Tackling non-standard units with Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)
Most of us can recall, relatively accurately, the quantities of consumption items we purchase; a kilo of sugar or a litre of milk. However, in many surveys in developing countries, quantities are expressed in non-standard units; such as ‘small heap of tomatoes’ and ‘medium bunch of bananas’. This leads to ambiguous item-unit combinations which are then subject to individual interpretation of what constitutes ‘small,’ ‘medium’, ‘large’.read more
Our Project Spotlight for Summer 2017: recent project updates from the field.read more
From our experience, one of the easiest and most effective ways to ensure the consistency of data collected during CAPI surveys is through the use of interviewer instructions that are programmed into the surveying software and are visible to interviewers during surveys. Such instructions can provide a number of benefits…read more