We are the online home of the Iraqi Research Foundation for Analysis and Development, a research, communications, and consulting organization of Iraqi and Western partners with a unique presence in Iraq. IRFAD’s staff in Iraq’s 18 provinces has a record of delivering critical research and information to high-profile international clients. Our company provides discreet, professional, and expert research and information, drawing from our unrivaled network of experts and popular contacts at all levels of Iraqi government and civil society.
Partnering with international organizations and donors, we have worked to provide information about humanitarian and development projects in Iraq. We have found great success in connecting global organizations with Iraqi leaders and the Iraqi civil society; allowing our clients to get to know Iraq in an in-depth way, at a grassroots level. IRFAD has unique access through its staff for Iraqi and Western partnerships. We have wide-ranging contacts with Iraqi leaders and experts in government, politics, academia, and civil society.
IRFAD has worked with international organizations and donors to provide information about opportunities and needs for humanitarian and development projects. Contact us about becoming part of our Iraqi business development projects.
US Agency for International Development (USAID)
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
International Crisis Grouop
Human Rights Watch
Private Companies & Investors
Private Media Organizations
International Organizations and Donors
Our members have experience in project development for high-profile international partners and have conducted monitoring and evaluation for major international organizations with projects in Iraq. Our experts have connected global organizations with Iraqi leaders and Iraqi civil society, including women, youth, students, and media, for project implementation and development
Research Groups and Foundation
With wide access to Iraq’s society and a presence in all of Iraq’s 18 provinces, IRFAD staff members have supported research and policy organizations with critical and timely data. We are able to gather unreleased information from Iraqi government agencies and NGOs, and we conduct interviews with Iraqis from all segments of society and political backgrounds.
Our staff has interviewed and surveyed Iraqi officials, opinion shapers, religious leaders, displaced persons, armed groups, and civil society leaders. Additionally, IRFAD’s staff has experience with research and consultancy projects for international partners, ranging from small focused studies to multimillion-dollar surveys covering political and social affairs in Iraq and its neighbours.
Understanding the Iraqi World
We provide insight, access, and expertise to organizations seeking in-depth understanding of political, economic, and social realities in Iraq today. Our Iraq-based staff has delivered crucial research and communications products to international clients, ranging from intergovernmental organizations, major foundations, humanitarian groups, media concerns, and private companies.
IRFAD’s researchers cover all of Iraq’s 18 provinces and draw on extensive contacts with local and regional leaders, officials, and experts. Our staff’s research experience includes fields ranging from Iraqi politics and society, to culture, education, and media, to women’s issues, to youth and sport.
With proven project management expertise on the ground in Iraq, IRFAD provides results at all levels of scale, with local, regional, and global analysis and input. IRFAD has been in business since 2006, and we look forward to serving you.