Our Expertise

Mitra has the adequate in-house expertise to conceive and complete a survey research assignment. Its particular expertises are to:

  • conceive and design survey research projects; formulate sound methodologies including appropriate sample design; develop and use of effective data collection instruments; pre-testing of instrument and survey; plan and implement field operations, and ensuring collection of reliable data;
  • determine and mobilize project-specific human and non-human resources; recruit, train and utilize research and non-research personnel efficiently; source and employ project-specific consultants; and build effective partnership and collaboration with international research bodies and consultants;
  • conduct quantitative survey research including baseline; follow-up (monitoring and evaluation); longitudinal; surveillance and operational studies;
  • conduct qualitative studies including Focus Group Discussion (FGD); Participatory Rapid Appraisal (PRA); case study; in-depth studies and Key Informant Interview (KII);
  • conduct migrant tracking surveys at the national level (face to face and over phone interviews) and international level (over phone interviews);
  • collect GPS coordinates and prepare GIS maps;
  • carryout anthropometric measurement including height, weight, and MUAC;
  • biomarker sample (blood, urine) collection, processing, and shipment to overseas maintaining cold chain. In addition to that nail and hair samples are collected, processed and sent abroad;
  • the collection, testing, and processing of water (for E. coli, arsenic, and iron) sample by establishing the testing laboratory at field level;
  • collection of data at field level using CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview);
  • carry out data processing; data analysis; and manage databases, aided by adequate computer skills; and
  • analyze and interpret data; prepare reports; and make the recommendation.