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tcr

TCR is a consulting firm that offers a specialized pool of experts to undertake individual and team based assignments, focusing on:

  • Organizational reviews, assessments and evaluations
  • Structured time based monitoring of projects & programmes
  • Institutional change management processes
  • Strategic planning – organizational, programmatic, project based
  • Portfolio Management Services for Development Projects & Programme 
  • Action and Formative Research

TCR has in-house expertise / subject specialists on:

Politics & Democratization - Governance
Electoral Processes -Local Governance
Gender- Women Empowerment
Human Rights- Child Right
Advocacy & Awareness Raising- Education 
Communication Strategies-Economics
Environment - Formative Research
Civil Society Operations & Management - Micro Finance
Project / Programme management - Agriculture
Strategic Planning & LFA Experts - Health 
Institutional Change Management - Project Management Unit

Expertise & Experience of TCR

TCR works on the principles of building synergies to broaden the development network by minimizing the operation expenditures. Therefore it has organizational linkages with academics, practitioners, research outfits, and civil society organization that enrich its organizational resource base.

In short span of time it has established itself as an organization dedicated to professional excellence. It has under taken individual and team based institutional reviews, assessment, evaluations and strategic planning for:

1.      Team assignments for Norway & the Netherlands, Pakistan

2.      Individual Assignments for DFID, UNDP, UNIFEM, SDC, CIDA, UNICEF and GOP

3.      TCR assists The Researchers (TR) in monthly updates on Internally Displaced People (IDP) & Food Security in Pakistan www.theresearchers.org

4.      TCR also provides specialized services for Portfolio Management – Project and Programme based - as it has in house expertise that specializes in Project/ Programme Development, Planning, implementation and M&E processes of Norway, UN system, USAID, DFID & SDC

List of work undertaken:

  • Gender focused Election observation of Nepal & Bangladesh in April & December 2008 & its report on www.wpaf.org
  • 10 year (1998-2008) Assessment of Electoral and politics processes in Pakistan for DFID
  • Review of Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE), a local Governance Strengthening Programme, for DFID
  • Assessment & Programme frame work development for UNIFEM in Pakistan
  • Political analyst & Programme Development Expert for the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pakistan since 2007 (ongoing)
  • Integrated Programme frame work development, project/programme assessments, appraisals, reviews, monitoring  and evaluation for Norwegian Embassy’s portfolio
  • Policy specialist on Formative Research for Women Economic Empowerment Programme for Norwegian project
  • Evaluation and assessment of SAP-PK gender-governance i.e. Local Government Strengthening project for Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation and Canadian CIDA
  • Programme Framework development for Strengthening Parliamentary Development Programme for UNDP with IPU expert
  • Team lead for Strategic Planning and Programme development for Sahil & Rafi Peer Theatre workshop
  • Strategic institutional assessment of Local Governance System in Pakistan & DTCE work plans for DFID
  • Strategic framework development for joint programming & cooperation for UNDP-UNIFEM Pakistan
  • Team lead for Regional Review, Institutional Development and Planning of South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA) for Norwegian & the Netherlands Embassies in SAARC countries
  • Change Management Process for multi donor (SDC, Norway, DFID), $74 m, Gender Support Programme as implemented by UNDP, Pakistan
  • Weekly Situation analysis on Internally Displaced People, available at www.theresearchers.org
  • Governance & Gender in Chitral Integrated Area Development Programme, NWFP, Pakistan a project sponsored by Norway & the Netherlands (2009-2013)
  • Review & Evaluation of Gender Reform Action Plan (GRAP), Phase-I
  • Member of the Government of Pakistan Task force of assessment and strategic policy formulation for Social Protection in Pakistan (ongoing)
  • Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Women Development on institution strengthening (ongoing)
  • Socio-institutional assessment of Innovative Fund for Education for DFID in Pakistan
  • Situational Analysis on state of Home Based Workers in Pakistan
  • Evaluation of the DFID supported Gender Justice Programme being implemented by UNDP under Challenge Fund Mechanism
  • Evaluation of the DFID funded Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) being implemented by the UNDP

TCR can be contacted at
Fauzia Yazdani, Executive Director TCR,

House # 497, Street # 12, Sector G- 10/2, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Phone #: (+92-51) 2292793-4; Fax #:(+92-51) 2297599
E-Mail:    theconsultingresearchers@gmail.com, www.theresearchers.org ,   www.policy.hu/yazdani