Our Values


Equality and diversity

We value and treat our staff and partners fairly and with deference.



Our work is non-partisan and objective, free from political influence or patronage. Our loyalty rests with our stated mission.


Transparency & accountability

We communicate our work and advocacy honestly with regard only to our raison d'etre.


Environment responsibility

We are sustainable users of resources and advocate environmental accountability.


Professionalism, integrity and service

We are polite, reliable and innovative in our research, advocacy methods and work ethics.

How We Help

Why partner with CDS Africa

We are independent, diligent and result-oriented. Integrity and timeliness are the anchors of our work ethic. It enables us to build trust and confidence in our work and take measured risks to help our success.

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