As a non-profit research institute, SDI offers a comprehensive range of professional research services, from feasibility/baseline study to data monitoring and socio-economic impact evaluation of development projects in collaboration with established institutions of higher learning, professional consultants and international organizations.

SDI undertakes multi-disciplinary research to provide inputs to complement and assist decision makers in implementing development programs.


Through extensive experience in the organization, management of international and local conferences, seminars and workshops, SDI also excels in generating proceedings, reports for publications and public consumption. From this hands-on approach in its activities, SDI has garnered invaluable knowledge of local cultures, practices and policies to successfully undertake community outreach programmes in collaboration with national and international organization.

SDI provides a range of services tailored to deliver your desired outcomes. What sets SDI apart from the rest is our ability to provide you with a start to finish package. From the preparation and running of the event right up to generating proceedings and reports for publications and public consumptions. Our extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of the industry makes for that professional touch and reliability when producing your event needs.

The SCD Centre is a training and learning centre on communication for development (ComDev) with a goal to promote sustainable development.


Providing training courses on communication for development (ComDev) and other related fields that will build competencies on improving knowledge and skills.

Programmes and Projects to-date:

  • Short trainings for ComDev skills
  • Feedback engagement sessions with grassroots community leaders
  • Guideline booklet for grassroots community leaders
  • Compiling and developing capacity building content via offline access (Raspberry Pi) for grassroots community (JKKK) leaders