Strategic Communications & inovative management for an unpredictable world


Is a leading Strategic Management, Governance, Development Communications, Public Relations and Marketing and Monitoring and Evaluation consultancy firm in the region with offices in Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan and Rwanda, with a reputation for delivering quality ‘alternative’ marketing solutions to clients in Government, the Private and NGO sectors. Today, it boasts of over 50 Communication and Creative experts available for any of the fully established operation in Kampala, on Equatorial Hotel.

Strategic Development Communication

The Development Analyst Ltd is an international organization providing a wide range of consultancy services to several clients in the Private Sector, Governments and International Development Agencies.

It has a Strategic Development Communication and Management Centre (SDCM) that conducts trainings, abroad study programs and technical support in various fields in conjunction with institutes within and outside Africa. It also publishes monthly regional Magazine and quarterly investors’ guide – The Development Analyst that is distributed in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan and beyond. The Development Analyst Ltd-International has offices in Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya. It has also agents in Kigali, Rwanda; Juba, South Sudan; Mwanza, Tanzania; Abuja, Nigeria; Ghana, London, Canada and South Africa.

Our Focus

We focus on sectors like: Good Governance & democracy, Institutional Development, Capacity building, Strategic and Development Communication, Organizational Assessment and Development, Governance, Political Monitoring, and Resource mobilization.

Our Core Competences

Our core competences cover Public Relations, Rural Development, Civil Society & NGOs, Education, Energy, Food Security, Gender, Health, Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Micro-finance, Poverty Reduction, Procurement, Social Development, Trade, Youth, Monitoring & Evaluation.

Worked With

We have worked with Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation, World Bank Group, IDRC, IFAD, EU, DANIDA, AfDB, AusAid, EBRD, European Commission, EIB, IADB, UNDP,FAO,UNICEF, UNAIDS, EAC, Animal Industry & Fisheries (MAAIF) and others.

Our Guiding Principles

Professional excellence by maintaining the highest standards of ethical practices and professional integrity.

Taking on big challenges and finding creative ways to solve complex problems.

Exceeding our customers' expectations for quality and responsiveness by delivering on-time and within budget.

Creating a working environment that fosters innovation and creativity that encourages and rewards the entrepreneurial spirit.

Technical objectivity and will look beyond the walls of our company to provide the best possible solution for our clients.

Rewarding hard work, passion for our clients and excellence in our deliverables; we promote from within and seek to hire the best and brightest employees.

Technology innovation and market diversification to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace and deliver value to our stakeholders.

Completed Assignments

The Development Analyst Ltd produced maiden magazine and publicity materials Golden Jubiliee for Bank of Uganda.( 2016)
. Trade mark East Africa contracted Development Analyst Ltd to conduct multi-media awareness campaign on the benefits and opportunities of regional integration and trade in Uganda ( 2015-2016).
UNDP UGANDA contracted Development Analyst Ltd to carry out feasibility study and Awareness Raising for establishment of Parliamentary TV and Radio ( 2013-2014).
UNICEF, NIGERIA contracted Development Analyst Ltd to review and re-design communication and advocacy strategy on Routine Immunisation and polio eradication ( 2009-2011).
SunMAP/DFID contracted CHESTRAD International and Development Analyst Ltd review and re-design of Communication Strategy for Lagos, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina States Malaria Control Programme (MCP), SunMAP/DFID, June- October, 2010.
Bank of Kigali IPO contracted Vantage Communications and Development Analyst Ltd to provide the Public Relations and Marketing support toward the marketing of the Bank of Kigali (BK) IPO scheduled to take place between May and Sept 2011.
Bank of Kigali IPO
Qatar Airways Launch in Uganda contracted Vantage Communications and Development Analyst Ltd to provide the PR and Media relations support towards the launch of Qatar Airways in Uganda in Oct 2011.
Qatar Airways
Kampala Urban Sanitation Program (KUSP):contracted Vantage Communications and Development Analyst Ltd to provide Kampala City Council PR services.
Kampala Urban Sanitation Program
MTN contracted Vantage Communications and The Development Analyst Ltd to develop outreach strategy. MTN is the largest telecom services provider in Uganda with a host of products and services, which have been aggressively advertised in the mass media.
Pilot test of the NDI SMS Political Monitoring platform Development Analyst and Vantage was contracted by NDI to carry out promotion of 6069 number to monitor the performance of Members of Parliament in Five Pilot districts over three months in July to September 2010.
NDI SMS Political Monitoring platform
Private Sector Foundations Uganda (PSFU) and Business Plan Competition (BPC) Development Analyst and Vantage communication was contracted by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda a World Bank funded private sector development program to manage the PR and Marketingof a new concept, Business Plan Competition to promote better planning among young entrepreneurs who intendsto start their own business. For two year 2009 and 2010.
Private Sector Foundations Uganda
Contracted to Developed the AfDB Group Communication Strategy and assisted in the elaboration of the Corporate, Departmental, Sector and regional Communication strategies. This included, among others; to provide technical Support for development and implementation of communications and mobilisation strategies for a number AFDB projects.