Frontieri Consult PLC

Frontieri (formerly known as BDS Center for Development Research (BDS – CDR)) believes that as a central element to growth and development in the modern world, research and consultancy should Keep pace with the changes of time. We are a big team with diverse expertise and a big network. This allows us to bring together the right people, skills and connections in a timely manner to meet our clients’ needs. 
With over 10 years’ of experience in research and consultancy, we have accomplished many projects of various nature and magnitude that range from development research and delivering analytical reports to survey design assignments. 

Who we are

At Frontieri we provide services that clients in need of proficient service will appreciate. With its headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Branch office in Berlin, Germany, the firm prouds itself as an innovative and forward-thinking research institution with an established history of exceeding client’s expectations. Signifying its accomplishment combined with the firm’s journey of becoming a leading policy advisor, BDS Center for Development Research has rebranded itself in mid-2018 to Frontieri. i in Frontieri denotes Idea to signpost  the firm’s successful endeavor in executing high standard research and consultancy service with excellence.


“Be a leading firm that delivers innovative consulting services”


“To support our clients to make an informed decisions”


  • Dedication to ensure each and every client’s success
  • Team Work/Spirit
  • Pursue excellence
  • Embrace change   and deliver
  • Knowledge-sharing


  • Agriculture & rural development
  • Social protection
  • Education & youth development
  • Economic growth
  • Health, water & sanitation
  • Environment & energy

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Products and Services

Research and Development

In our provision of research and consulting service, we work to ensure delivering with highest quality for informed decision making. We have ample experience in undertaking large research and consultancy projects including project evaluations (impact, baseline, midterm and end line). We are involved in Agriculture, rural and urban development, social protection, Environment, Education and youth development, Energy, private sector development and water, sanitation and Health programs.

Private sector development

The private sector in Ethiopia is growing as the engine of the country’s economic development and source larger employment. We are specialized in supporting the private sector through research and consulting services on Public-Private Partnerships Related Policies, Value Chains and Supply Chains Development, developing Innovative Business Relations and many more.

Program Design and Implementations

We are involved in service provision of designing program documents, like curriculum framework, systems strengthening and Scaling, technical Assistance, Provide Support in Strategic Performance and Capacity Building. We develop a joint project plan and choose key, millstones with the client so that the program can be implemented consistently with quality.

Survey management and data analytics

We offer full range of quantitative and qualitative data collection and management services using state-of-the-art tools. We have a wealth of experience in undertaking research and consultancy projects by employing suitable research methods, designing and implementing large-scale household and firm level surveys both at urban and rural levels.

Contact Information

Business TypePrivate Limited Company (PLC)
Mobile 1: +251911517805
Mobile 2: +251929902496
Telephone 1: +251116479517
Telephone 2: +251116478129
Fax: +251116479778
Address: Addis Ababa, CMC near St. Michael Church, On a building Next to GESUND Cardiac and Medical center, 8th floor
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Verified onJun 06, 2020

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