We understand that excellent research thrives on reliable data.


With extensive experience in survey design, implementation, and data analysis, MDRI brings about the most effective solutions in implementing large-scale surveys using innovative, transparent, and reliable approaches.

We combine state-of-the-art technologies, including PAPI and CAPI, with our experience in implementing strict monitoring and quality control measures, such as via a system of indicators that we designed to assess enumerators’ performance and to minimize data collection errors, especially non-sampling errors.

Never underestimating the human role, we also pride ourselves on having a team of surveyors with strong motivation and work ethics, who strictly abide by MDRI’s principles of honesty and integrity when collecting data.


Client: The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) & the World Bank (WB) Time: 09 – 12/2019 Overview: The Government of Vietnam, MPI and the WB have launched the Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project (CHPRP) in 6 provinces (4 Central Highland provinces – Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Kon Tum, Gia Lai and 2 Central Southern provinces –…


Client: The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Time: 06 – 10/2019 Overview: Since 2011, with funding support from the Government of Australia, the Government of South Korea and Asian Development Bank, the Government of Vietnam has implemented the Central Mekong Delta Connectivity Project (CMDP) to enhance transport mobility in the Mekong Delta Region and provide…


Client: Save the Children in Vietnam Time: 03/2019 – 09/2019 Overview: Save the Children (SC), through Vietnam Sponsorship Programme, is partipating in the building up of human capital in Vietnam. The programme aims at giving children the best chance for a lifetime of success by transforming the lives of children and ensures children have the…

Cải thiện Bữa ăn Trường học tại Việt Nam

Client: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Time: February – May 2019 Project Summary: The project “Improving Diets in Schools in Vietnam”, funded by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), is part of the CGIAR’s Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) research program under the flagship “Food Systems for Healthier Diets”. Its goal is…


Client: Center for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zurich Time: June 2018 – November 2018 Overview: The project explores the relationship between environmental migration and conflict likelihood, focusing on the role of urbanization. As part of the project, the project collects data from both migrants and non-migrants from 3 urban centers: Hanoi (HN), Ho Chi Minh…


Project Name: International Social Survey Program – Vietnam   Client: National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago   Time: July 2018 – March 2019   Overview: The International Social Survey Program (ISSP) is a continuous program of cross-national collaboration running annual surveys on topics important for the social sciences. The ISSP study in Vietnam is part of the project funded…

Vietnam Public Opinion Survey 2017 for the Australian Embassy

OVERVIEW Mekong Development Research Institute has been commissioned by DFAT to undertake the Public Opinion Survey 2017. The survey covering 5000 respondents from 10 provinces all over Vietnam was conducted over a period of 3 months during late 2016 – early 2017. The survey is instrumental in providing a representative picture of the Vietnamese people’…


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