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ABS Development Service

LocationAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone +251 113 696007
Mobile +251 911 390138
Mobile 2 +251 912 138127
ABS Development Service

ABS Development Service is a national player in social research, training and advisory services fields with in all regions of Ethiopia; bridging gaps between programs and felt need of the community. 

ABS Development Service operates within two divisions:

  • Research and matrix
  • Training

Both divisions serve a wide range of local, regional and multinational clients in Ethiopia and are recognized as in key social research areas.

Our daily challenges are acquiring the most up-to-date knowledge in different research and adult learning methods as well as up to date knowledge of the latest data processing

ABS Development Service Domains and training technologies and utilizing this knowledge to maximize the value added services to our clients.

Persistently working towards continuous improvement, and stretching our potential, we have succeeded in developing models and tools that serve to identify our client’s specific requirements and cater to addressing them in efficient and effective way. We strive to continuously update and fine tune our methodologies to remain in line with local and regional socio-economic situation.

Why ABS Development Service Consulting

We firmly believe that our clients’ success is our success; we believe in professionalism, we consistently maintain high standards for service and consultants to be always able to bring best team of senior consultants to bear on every single project.

We understand our clients’ area of interest; we understand their business specific language. We live the way they live. We help NGOs, CSOs and community organizations explore extraordinary opportunities, manage and sustain growth and maximize outcome.

Operates in all regions of Ethiopia and use local languages:

Through our experience in all regions of Ethiopia, and as we operate in major language of the country; our consultant are there diverse background while most service providers operates in one or two languages. Local language speaking consultants are definite asset in communicating with project stakeholders; minimize the gap that usually occurs due to language and culture barriers.

Remote regions Experience

Our consultants have a proven experience in executing different project in remote regions including Somali, Afar, Benshangul Gumize and South Omo.

Area of Experience

Our service includes:

  • Social Behavioral change communication (SBCC)
  • Gender Analysis
  • Monitoring and evaluation of projects
  • Situation, policy and need analysis
  • Baseline survey, program effectiveness survey,
  • Feasibility studies, organizational capacity assessment
  • Program designing including behavioral change interventions on family health
  • Training: entrepreneurship, business skill, financial management, gender, child protection, project management, HIV/AIDS, FP/RH, early childhood development, Behavioral change and community mobilization etc.
  • Technical RFA consulting

Project Management

Projects are temporary activities by nature, designed to deliver unique goals and business objectives, with project teams released to their operational roles at project completion. With less focus on project management development, enterprises may end up with low quality, over budget, unsuccessful projects.
Project management success requires disciple at both the individual at organizational levels. As project management experts, we understand how hard it can be change behaviors. We will work with you to solidify adoption of your process and build the disciple that will guarantee your long –term success.
With a varied background in project implementation, w provides temporary project management resources to meet the needs for any contract length. Through our experienced certified project managers, we supplement project team with:

  • Leadership and planning necessary for successful project completion and close out
  • Planning and then supporting execution of an organizational change program
  • Acting as external project management office to evaluate project

How we do business

Our core business, social research and training, makes a valuable contribution to society and our clients/NGOs. For many organizations our advisory service is critical in their service provision for the community and target stakeholders. Corporate responsibility defines how we achieve our goals. The way we conduct our business affects our relationship with groups such as:

  • None-governmental organizations
  • Civil society organizations
  • Employees of NGOs/CSOs
  • Stakeholder/beneficiaries who need their product and services
  • Government that regulates their industry

Our reputation with these people and the trust they place in our service is critical to our business. But our pride in what we do does not mean we can ignore the critical need of a continuous development, enhancement and improvement of our services.


By demonstrating to stakeholders that we meet high ethical standards in all aspects of our work, and that we are committed to helping address challenges, we can maintain their support. Our reputation, the standards we operate to and our employment practices also affect our ability to attract, retain and motivate the best people.

Our Clients

We understand that our clients work in all sorts of business sectors and industries. They have different goals, different needs and even their cultures and their environment might differ.
Despite these differences they share a number of common goals. They may wish to know needs and aspiration of their target in increasingly competitive NGO industry in Ethiopia:

  • Improve their project management skill
  • Better nurture their staff to achieve to their highest performance level
  • Equip with knowledge, facts and skill
  • Solve problems more effectively and be solution-oriented
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