Research Inputs and Development Action (RIDA) is Nepal based international research agency with plenty of experiences and expertise in research, evaluation, assessment and advocacy in various development sectors. The organization was first established during 1980s with an objective to provide research support to development interventions to ensure evidence led development practices. The first task it undertook was to help Government in conducting baseline survey for first ever education project in Nepal (Education for Rural Development Project in Seti Zone Project). Since then, RIDA has been providing research support to government and non-state actors in designing, implementing, and monitoring/evaluating development initiatives based on research findings. RIDA is currently working actively in Nepal Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and South Sudan.