Development Governance International (DGI) Consult

Development Governance International Consult (DGI Consult) is a purpose-driven governance, research, and institutional capacity-strengthening consulting firm.

A strong belief in the centrality of robust governance systems, innovations, and leadership in solving development challenges across social sectors forms the core of our company’s philosophy. Guided by this philosophy and driven by evidence for decision-making, DGI Consult delivers state-of-the-art technical assistance and program management through seasoned staff and a network of local and international consultants.

Our specific areas of core competence are:

  1. Policy and program development, implementation, and evaluation
  2. Institutional capacity strengthening for implementation of policies and plans
  3. Health financing and governance system strengthening

Some of our happy clients:

Latest Events


Stakeholders Identify Strategies for Effective Health Tax Policy Design and Implementation in Nigeria

Nigeria, like other Low-and-Middle-Income Countries (LMICs), is recording an increasing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), as close to a third of all deaths.. Read More →

Nutrition Desk Officers Trained on Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Nasarawa and the FCT

In the quest to expand access to nutrition services for the vulnerable and marginalized population in target communities in Keffi LGA of Nasarawa.. Read More →

Promoting Effective Intra-Sectoral Coordination Among Health MDAs in Nasarawa State

In a bid to reposition the health sector landscape in Nasarawa State through effective intra-sectoral coordination, which has been identified as a gap.. Read More →
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Dr. Gafar Alawode

Dr. Gafar Alawode

Managing Partner

Kafayat Alawode

Kafayat Alawode

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Ako

Jennifer Ako

Finance and Admin Manager

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DGI has distinguished themselves from some of the partners we’ve worked with in the issues around coming up with sustainable strategies around community health financing. They’ve also distinguished themselves, not only as a foundation but also in terms of a consult that we have worked with in terms of helping us to identify what we needed to do as an organisation in the areas of health insurance and we felt that we needed to put our money where we have found a solution.- Mr Obele Oluchukwu, Programme Coordinator, Christian Aid (UK) Nigeria
DGI has been with us from the start. Their impact is synonymous to the achievement that we’ve had because they’ve provided a lot of technical support and they’ve had funding from the Local Health Systems Strengthening (LHSS) project, and Christian Aid that has directly affected our outlook in and outside the state.- Dr Gaza Gwamna, Commissioner for Health, Nasarawa State.