Experience

25 years, 300 projectsOver the past 25 years, Assaí has changed lives across the Asia Pacific region with over 300 social infrastructure and evaluation projects for clients like UNICEF, Oxfam, the World Bank, DFAT and Plan International Australia.

Countries include: Australia, Cambodia, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, The Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Vietnam

Clients include: private and government sector, including international development donors; Indigenous corporations; local government; universities; and private sector firms.

Read our Capability Statements and Project Data Sheets.in1

Whatever the Project, We’re Prepared

With over so many projects under our belt, naturally we have a wide scope of experience. Our six core project types are illustrated with examples from our portfolio:

1. Education

    • Extensions to the school system in Laos
    • Recovery of the school system in East Timor
    • New schools and new school buildings in urban and rural Papua New Guinea
    • Master planning and design policies for NSW TAFE

2. Healthin3

    • Rural health centres and district hospitals in PNG and the Pacific
    • Health planning strategies
    • Aboriginal Medical Centres (AMCs)
    • Design, procurement and construction of projects funded by OATSIH (Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health)
    • Family violence healing strategies and facilities

3. Housing

    • Australian indigenous housing policy and projectsrs1
    • Executive, worker and landholder housing for mining and plantation companies in PNG
    • Support to housing reconstruction post-tsunami in Aceh
    • Public service and teacher housing in PNG and the Pacific

4. Strategy and Planning

    • Town centre planning in Papua New Guinea
    • Town centre policy and guidelines in New South Wales (winning an award for excellence in planning)
    • Regional strategies for Aboriginal councils

5. Justice and Governancesw3

    • Sector reviews in Papua New Guinea and Tonga
    • Justice facilities in Cambodia, Solomon Islands, Australia and Vanuatu
    • Facilities for community and district governance in Aceh

6. Post-Disaster Reconstruction

    • Post-tsunami in Aceh
    • Post-conflict in Solomon Islands
    • Post-conflict in East Timor
    • Post-eruption in East New Britain

Sharing Knowledge to Support Change

These are just a selection of our articles and publications across the web.

Better Evaluation: Value for Money

Measuring and defining value for money, along with links to useful resources.

Better Evaluation: The 1:3:25 Principle

1:3:25 is a format that can be used to provide a consistent structure for final reports of any kind, to ensure that research findings were presented in a logical and consistent manner.

Infrastructure and Climate Change in the Pacific

This report provides an overview of existing infrastructure in the Pacific, the impact that climate change will have upon this infrastructure, response options (and the restraints upon these options) and areas for further research.