Welcome to NIDA
Nkoola Nkoola Institutional Development Associates (NIDA) is a Uganda-based Consultancy firm with expertise and a proven track record in the field of rural and institutional development. The firm functions as a Limited Liability Company with a small team of core staff, anchoring a network of local and international associates. Since its founding in 1998, NIDA has undertaken consultancy services for a wide range of clients who include: DFID, The European Union, World Bank, IFAD, Government of Uganda and many NGOs.
It has been particularly active in the reform processes of agricultural research and extension. It has provided strategic inputs in these areas at sub-regional and regional levels. In the area of research management, NIDA coordinated the DFID Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy research portfolio in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania from 2000 to 2006. It was also a member of the consortium that initiated the DFID-funded Research Into Use Programme that commenced in 2007. Its major role in this Programme was the setting up of the country programmes in Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia.