Akena Research provides data collection and verification services, including the development of appropriate methodologies, for needs assessments, impact surveys and monitoring and evaluation. We directly conduct and/or support data collection activities, including assessments and surveys, employing both mobile and remote data collection. We also provide controlled access, based on the security and confidentiality needs associated with the information.
We provide both quantitative and qualitative analysis, including spatial and statistical analysis, customized to meet the end information needs. Akena Research shares information and information products through the development and dissemination of reports and infographic products.
Infographics and Mapping
We provide data visualization services through infographics and mapping. The Akena Research infographics team uses effective visual representations to translate complex data into straight-forward intelligible information for an audience of specialists and non-specialists.
We employ appropriate database technology customized to each client to ensure sustainable data storage, sharing and maintenance. This facilitates ease of data collection, verification, analysis, reporting and sharing. Akena Research disseminates data and information, and/or provides controlled access, based on the security and confidentiality needs associated with the project.
Training and Monitoring
We offer training to support specific needs and interests including data management, assessment and survey, as well as specific tool and service- focused modules. Trainings are customized for various levels of experience and expertise. Core Information Management Training sessions are available to provide general skills and knowledge of information management.