Our Services

The Units

The Research Center is divided into 5 Strategic Units and a working group that work closely together. Find out more about all different services they offer!

M&E and Impact Evaluation

Evaluate to increase effectiveness

Social Economy

Third sector, social entrepreneurship and social innovation

Inclusive Development

Inclusive development as a basis to achieve shared development

Local Development

Encouraging sustainable human development by valuing local resources

Circular Innovation & Sustainable Commodities

Agri-food supply that respects individuals and the environment

Behavioural Insights

Decoding choices to drive social change

Our Services

We provide our clients with tailored services to satisfy their research and consulting needs in innovative ways. We create training opportunities and conduct workshops and advanced training courses.

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We handle all phases of the research process, including:

• Methodology development
• Data collection and analysis
• Policy recommendations
• Presentation of results

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We offer the following services:

• Needs analysis
• Drafting proposals
• Strategic planning
• Community Engagement
• Monitoring and evaluation
• Impact evaluation
• Social impact evaluation
• Measurement of multidimensional wellbeing

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ARCO Units are also involved in international consortia to implement EU Research Projects tackling:

• European social citizenship
• Disability and inclusive labour markets
• Transition performances and policies towards sustainable human development
• Care leavers


Simply put, we offer a wide variety of services. Organizations can rely on us for action research, designing and planning interventions, evaluating results, communication, and project implementation. This allows our clients to reduce the costs of coordinating for more than one service provider.