OSC designs and implements research, communications, and technology programs, at scale, in some of the most complex, sensitive environments on the planet. OSC’s interdisciplinary, multinational teams of experts combine deep local knowledge, strategic thinking, and peerless technical skill to deliver evidence-based solutions to seemingly intractable challenges in health, governance, markets, and the environment.
To meet these challenges, OSC works across a broad range of sectors, including:
Agriculture and Food Security
Emphasizes rapid and reliable information sharing and engagement of numerous stakeholders addressing the challenge of global food security and sustainable agriculture.
Democracy and Governance
Supports accountable and transparent institutions, emphasizes anti-corruption, and encourages citizen participation and accountability.
Economic Growth and Trade
Promotes trade liberalization, enhances access to trade information, improves the business environment, strengthens local and cross-border supply chains, and increases transparency of public financial management.
Communicates key messages for education, raises awareness on issues affecting students, and builds the capacity of local groups to advocate for education reform.
Environment and Climate Change
Develops strategic communications strategies and builds field staff capacity on projects related to water management, adaptation for climate change, biodiversity, and ecosystem sustainability.
Understands nuances of how and when gender-based differences affect project impact, communications and policy.
Designs and implements research-driven behavior change communications (BCC) strategies and campaigns tailored to the local context that drive the adoption of healthy behaviors.
Create programs, messages and communication strategies that benefit vulnerable populations and allow them to be healthy, educated, and empowered.
Creates a constructive youth dialogue for the future by harnessing their technological talent to express their needs.