Bhutan Interdisciplinary Research & Development (BIRD) is a non-partisan independent research, consulting and training organization. We specialize in the areas of Program Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E); Needs Assessments and Feasibility Studies; Mobile Data Collection Solutions; Statistical Consulting Services; and Survey Data Collection, Management, Analysis and Modeling, among others.

We foster applied research through close collaboration with Government Organizations, International Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Civil Society Organizations.

We offer demand-driven courses that guarantee high-quality content relevant to a rapidly changing labor market.

In order to foster an environment of discourse that informs and influence public policy, we are poised to broaden into a fully-fledged policy organization that offer objective and high-quality research.

We have a team of qualified and passionate researchers, consultants and trainers. Our team is driven by the desire to produce and disseminate high-quality research publications. With our enviable team, we offer our clients incomparable consulting and training solutions that is unparalleled, innovative and ideal.

BIRD was founded on 29 May 2013 by Mr. Sonam Tshering soon after earning his PhD in Interdisciplinary Intelligent Systems Engineering with a major in Statistical Analysis and Modeling from the University of the Ryukyus, Japan.

Vision

To be a premier centre for evidence-based research (EBR), consulting and training organization in the country.

Mission Statement

  1. To transform conventional conjecture-based research into evidence-based rigorous empirical research through the application of statistics, computer programming and operational research;
  2. To deliver quality consulting services and training with the ultimate goal of helping our clients reach their inherent, yet untapped potential; and
  3. To build human resource capacity in the country.