Founded in 2012, Partners for Global Research and Development, LLC (PGRD), is an 8(a) certified small business that specializes in the provision of services in international development, monitoring and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and medical research. Built upon formal Small Business Administration (SBA) and USAID-approved mentor-protégé agreements, PGRD is an SBA-approved joint venture that supports three USAID contracts around the globe.

PGRD uses evidence-based methods in evaluation, capacity building, gender, and policy development to achieve results in public health, governance, and natural resource management for our clients. Adept at identifying and recruiting exceptional talent to field assignments in the United States and abroad, PGRD maintains a database of subject matter experts whose breadth of technical expertise has supported USAID-funded activities on five continents. PGRD’s expert staff and consultants include experienced local partners providing maximum knowledge and responsiveness to local issues and cultural considerations.