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2013 Conference Sponsors

Thank you Sponsors!

The Board of the Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP) would like to extend its deepest thanks to all Sponsors for their continued support. Your generous support plays an invaluable role in making the CAIDP annual conference a success.

Sponsorship plays a vital role in the success of the event. Not only does it help ease the financial burden that is involved in organizing an event of this magnitude, it also helps promote the event by demonstrating that CAIDP enjoy broad support from the Canadian international development community.

Thank you again for your gift of sponsorship! We look forward to seeing you this April!



Sprott School of Business, Carleton UniversityThe Sprott School of Business at Carleton University explores complex business issues through its innovative programs, interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships, which are aligned along three core strengths: international focus, innovation and responsible management. 

The Sprott MBA concentration in International Development Management is the only program of its kind. Created and delivered in partnership with Carleton’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and School of Public Policy and Administration, the program combines the appropriate business practices, management capabilities and leadership skills with an in-depth understanding of international development goals and processes.




Cowater International (Cowater) is a management consulting firm providing leading-edge, innovative solutions to clients worldwide.  Over the past 26 years, Cowater has developed a reputation for our ability to work with clients and stakeholders to provide solutions and services tailored to the needs and challenges faced by developing and transitional countries.
Agriteam Canada is based in Calgary, Alberta. It was established in 1986 by Robert Francis and has since designed and implemented more than 170 projects worldwide in sectors including health and population; gender equality; education and education reform; agriculture and agribusiness; community development; governance and public sector reform; private sector development; legal and judicial reform; corporate social responsibility; and environment.




Project Services International (PSI) is a Canadian international development consulting firm, incorporated in 1990 and located in Canada’s national capital region. It provides a broad array of international development consulting services by attracting and building a core of experienced development professionals and through networks with other small consulting firms. After fifteen years, PSI is a full service firm with a sole focus on international business and development.

Universalia has been helping clients improve the performance of their organizations, their programs, and their people since 1980. We work with public and private sector clients all over the world. We specialize in monitoring and evaluation, strategic management, results-based management, institutional and organizational performance assessment, capacity building. We provide realistic solutions that meet clients’ objectives and budgets; that fit their vision, culture, and structure; and that can be implemented in their own environment. We are committed to sharing knowledge to improve the quality and the efficiency of our client’s projects, organisations and services.




Canadian Cooperative Association supports its members and the co-op sector through the provision of services in three core areas - development, government affairs and public policy, and common table.
Richard Beattie is specialized in governance, capacity-building and international development program and project management. Richard has over 30 years' prior experience as a senior federal public servant with responsibilities in strategic management, program design, monitoring and evaluation in sectoral and thematic areas as diverse as youth, private sector development and institutional strengthening.
Oikocredit is a financial cooperative with over 30 years of experience. We manage a social impact investment fund that invests in village banks, microfinance institutions, farmers’ coops and fair trade. We are a leading provider of private capital to the microfinance sector. In Canada, we issue bonds and shares that offer social and financial returns to our investors.
GGI is a Canadian-owned management consulting firm, founded in 1981. It has a staff of over 30 professionals in offices in Ottawa, Ontario and St John's, Newfoundland. With an extensive network of strategic partners and associates across Canada and internationally, GGI has undertaken assignments in all areas of Canada and throughout the world. GGI provides clients with services and technical expertise in the areas of project and program evaluation, surveys and statistical consulting, market research, information technology, and comprehensive and internal audit to a variety of clients in the public sector at the federal, provincial and municipal levels and in the private and non-profit sectors.
PLAN:NET LIMITED (P:N) is a Canadian-based international network of independent evaluation, training and performance management consultants. We support organizations and initiatives striving to improve livelihoods, protect the environment, and secure peaceful relationships.
Jean-Joseph Bellamy is a sustainability professional primarily engaged in designing, implementing and evaluating capacity development initiatives in sector such as sustainable governance, sustainable development planning, environmental management, environmental education and integrated rural development. He has created innovative solutions for over 20 years to develop analytical products and to build the capacity of organisations and individuals. With an emphasis on creativity, Mr. Bellamy obtained noteworthy experience in programme and project management, in knowledge management and in business management.
Le Groupe-conseil baastel's (Baastel), a firm dedicated to research and consulting, has a mission to provide the knowledge, tools and skills necessary for decision-makers, managers and local stakeholders to make enlightened decisions for the efficient and effective management of their development and research programs.

Capra International Inc. was incorporated in Ontario, Canada, in April 1987. The company offers worldwide business and development consulting services with a strong emphasis on performance measurement (monitoring) and evaluation. Its principals and associates have collective work experience in over 40 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Europe, which assures culturally sensitive service delivery, both in Canada and abroad.

E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd. is an award-winning, international management-consulting firm. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and Canadian-owned, the firm has extensive partnerships with network firms, think tanks and individual experts in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe. We provide timely, leading-edge professional advice to investors in the public interest: governments, foundations, development agencies, civil-society organizations, corporations, investment funds, co-operatives, unions and universities. 
Policy Research International (PRI), established in 1990, has its office in Ottawa. PRI undertakes research, strategy, policy and program design, and evaluations, in areas of economics, energy, environment, science, technology and innovation, trade, health and education. PRI clients have included governments; agencies - CIDA, IDRC, IEA, SiDA, GIZ; multilateral organizations - Commonwealth Secretariat, the OAS, ADB, IADB, the World Bank; UN agencies - UNDP, UNEP, UNESCAP, UNESCO, UNIDO; as well as NGOs and private firms.

Since 1977, C.A.C. International has promoted intelligent and effective development cooperation with strategic and program planning support, monitoring and evaluation, and technical assistance in the fields of good governance, local development, civil society strengthening, education, basic health, and equality between women and men. C.A.C. International is proud to support the work of CAIDP / RPCDI and its 2013 Annual Conference.




Canada’s only news service that exclusively covers the country’s international portfolios of diplomacy, defence, immigration, trade, and development. Embassy is Ottawa’s must-read political and diplomatic publication. Its non-partisan coverage gets beyond the political agendas while it connects the most important players in Canada’s world of international interests.