Applied Research

MSM, in partnership with local research institutions, carries out applied research in areas such as inclusive economic development, leadership and management, labor needs, employment, and value chain and cluster development.

Project examples

Round Table Africa
Round Table Africa (RTA) was created as a multi-year program for stimulating economic development in Eastern and Southern Africa through the development and support of sustainable businesses. RTA is a program of Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in partnership with the Eastern and Sothern African Management Institute (ESAMI) based in Arusha, Tanzania. The program is hosted by ESAMI and funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS).

DSM - The market introduction of i-yog​
In Phase I of the research commissioned by DSM, the Sustainable Development Centre has conducted a qualitative study on distribution networks and market segments in the Indian dahi (yogurt) market. This study served to inform the process of the market introduction of i-yog. In Phase II the project entailed an in-depth study of the supply chains and consumer behaviour in urban India.

Title

Country

Client

Developing Effective Partnerships for Development in Global Value Chains

Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Uganda

ICCO-III

Review of the WSSD partnership programs

Malasia, Indonesia and Ethiopia

LNV/DGIS-PPP2

Round Table Africa

Africa

RTA

RTA-DBA I+II

Tanzania, Kenia, Uganda, Seceiles, Maurititusm Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Burundi, Rwanda, Mozambique

DBA

RTA-DBA III

Tanzania, Kenia, Uganda, Seceiles, Maurititusm Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Burundi, Rwanda, Mozambique

DBA

Follow up on quantification

India

DSM-II

From rehabilitation to Development

Uganda

IS Academy

Effectiveness and Legitimacy of State-Building: Evaluation of multi-stakeholder partnerships

Nepal, Congo, Ethiopia, Burndi

State-building

Valua chain analysis & business development

Indonesia

RT-Indonesia

Resource Centre Development Partnerships

Tanzania, Indonesia

Partnership Centre

Sustainable Investment Fund

Mali

KIT fund

Managing Sustainable Development

Global

Executive Program