Center for Research & Policy Advocacy (CRPA)



Research: The Research and Policy Advocacy Division of SWF provides support services for research, program evaluation and policy advocacy activities of the organization. The division also conducts research and project related activities for other national and international organizations as consultancy services. In policy advocacy role it works in collaboration with other organization at national, regional and international levels. The Division has its own full-time or part-time (when necessary) professional staff and supports services. Occasionally, it draws upon the expertise of external resource persons. Policy advocacy activities concentrated on two major areas; one, literacy and the other youth development. The research study findings were prepared for sharing with a wider audience of representatives from GOs, NGOs, civil society organizations, social activists, research personnel, and development partners. Initiatives were taken to establish and up-hold contact with authorities and agencies at various levels to promote action programs and policy changes