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Rapid Assessment of Irregular Migration

Rapid Assessment of Irregular Migration

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service commissioned UDA Consulting to conduct a rapid assessment of the impact of the Australian Government’s announcement of a suspension of processing of new asylum claims from Afghans. UDA Consulting conducted a survey in Afghanistan and Pakistan with a total 250 people, focused on members of the Hazara community to analyse the reasons of irregular immigration. The majority of interviews were in Quetta, Pakistan and Kabul, Afghanistan. The output of this rapid assessment constructed a baseline for the next larger project.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Irregular Migration

Monitoring and Evaluation of Irregular Migration

Australian Government commissioned UDA Consulting in order to develop mechanisms for ongoing monitoring of source communities and their emigration pressures in Afghanistan and Pakistan for Australian Government Customs and Border Protection Service. The purpose of the mechanisms was to generate streams of information from immigrants that would be used as input for Australian policy-making processes and contribute to migration statistics database of the Australian government. The objectives are:

Generate a large volume of primary reporting

Labour Market Survey

Labour Market Survey for WYG Consulting

Within project 'Improvement of Public Employment Services in Turkey' UDA Consulting was contracted to implement a labour market survey in Samsun. The aim of the project was to understand the labour market structure and develop a labour market analysis guideline for further reporting across Turkey. Survey was implemented by face to face interviews with 1387 enterprises based in Samsun. The output of this project constructed a baseline for the next larger project. It also strengthened capacity on labour statistics of Samsun ISKUR Directorate.

Strengthening Pre-School Education

Strengthening Pre-School Education - Review

MoNE implemented EU funded Strengthening Pre-school Education Project with the technical assistance of UNICEF. The EU funded project aimed to contribute to increase in the enrolment and attendance of disadvantaged children and their families to day care and pre-school education services. The overall purpose of project review was:

Assessment the success and challenges of Community based services in project provinces

Explore the readiness of pilot communities to support the initiative in a sustainable way

Feasibility Research for Tire Industry

Feasibility Research for Tire Industry

UDA Consulting carried out a feasibility project and customer satisfaction survey for Özcanlar lastik. The project aimed to understand consumer behavior and expectations as well to determine accurate location for further expansion. First part of the project included preparing a customer satisfaction research report based on questionnaires filled out at branches. Second part included market research including qualitative and quantitative techniques. During the field study, information about market share of the company, customer profile, preferences, opinion about the company and so on.

Improving Agricultural Statistics in OIC Region

Improving Agricultural Statistics

UDA Consulting was contracted by Ministry of Development-COMCEC OIC to carry out the study on “Improving Agricultural Statistics In The COMCEC OIC Region”. The study included managing agricultural statistical systems including agricultural data collection, compilation, processing, and dissemination in the COMCEC OIC Region. UDA experts identified the key factors for enhancing the cooperation and coordination between organizations and other stakeholders for producing agricultural statistics in the COMCEC OIC Region.

Evaluation of the Psychosocial Programme

Evaluation of the Psychosocial Programme

UDA Consulting in collaboration with METU DMC (Disaster Management Implementation and Research Center) was contracted by UNICEF to carry out the study “Evaluation of the Psychosocial Programme conducted after Van Earthquake”, with the purpose of evaluating the psychosocial activities carried out after Van earthquake by UNICEF and Ministry of Family and Social Policy to people who were affected by the disaster.

Evaluation of the programme evolved as:

Thermal Power Plant and Mines

Thermal Power Plant and Mines

UDA Consulting carried out a survey for the joint project of Middle East Technical University Mining, Engineering and Sociology Departments, with TUBITAK. The research explored the social impacts of a thermal power plant and mines on people living in and around the cities of Afşin and Elbistan. UDA Consulting was responsible for carrying out fieldwork which included conducting 1000 face-to-face questionnaires in 20 villages and surrounding communities live in city centres.

Socio-Economic Baseline Study in Erzincan

Socio-Economic Baseline Study

UDA Consulting was commissioned by Alacer Gold Corp. (Anagold) to conduct a baseline household survey in Erzincan. Survey aimed to collect socio-economic baseline data from 6 villages (Çöpler, Sabırlı, Dostal, Bağıştaş, Bahçecik and Yakuplu) in the İliç district of Erzincan nearby the goldmine.

Research on Home Care Services in Ankara

Research on Home Care Services in Ankara

UDA Consulting carried out a survey funded by World Bank about Home Care Services for Elders and Children in Ankara on behalf of Middle East Technical University Sociology Department. Research aimed a demand analysis for home care service in Ankara, especially in provinces with high socio-economic levels