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Southern Africa

Forcier Facts

Forcier's newest office began operations in Mozambique in 2016. As both a country office and southern Africa regional team, Forcier's staff in Mozambique extends its services to all 11 provinces, as well as neighboring countries. Our team of experienced research staff is located in Maputo, and able to conduct complex qualitative and quantitative interviewing in multiple local languages.


In the past, Forcier has completed projects ranging from vocational studies in the oil and gas sector, to agricultural value chain studies and livelihoods assessments. Forcier Southern Africa is constantly adding to our network of local interviewers, and our internal research training capacity allows us to constantly expand to new locations, with new staff, across the region. Forcier has conducted the nationally representative Gallup World Poll in Angola, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, and Zambia since 2018.

Established in 2o16

Mozambique-registered firm

60 completed projects regionally

Conducted Nat Rep surveys in Mozambique, Angola, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia & S. Africa

Provide TPM for UNICEF in Mozambique w/ LTA

Recent Sectors
Oil & Gas
Cash Transfer
Regional Reach
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Forcier's Southern Africa Unit has its main research office in Maputo, Mozambique. This office serves as a regional hub, housing our full-time staff and ensuring rapid access to neighboring countries in the region.

Regional Office

Maputo, Mozambique

Countries Worked In

Mozambique, South Africa, Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland

Countries with Networks & Access

Botswana, Namibia, Seychelles, Mauritius, Comoros

Regional Representation

Maseru, Lesotho

Sample Projects

Forcier's Southern Africa Unit has completed more than 60 projects since 2016, including a variety of nationally representative surveys across the region. Below are a few examples of recent projects - please contact us to learn about even more!

Nationally Representative Surveys

  • Gallup Inc., Gallup World Poll, 2018, Angola

  • Gallup Inc., Gallup World Poll, 2018 - 2019, Mozambique

  • Gallup Inc., Gallup World Poll, 2018 - 2019, Zambia

  • Gallup Inc., Gallup World Poll, 2018 - 2019, Swaziland

  • Gallup Inc., Gallup World Poll, 2018, Lesotho

  • Gallup Inc., Global Attitudes Survey, 2019, South Africa

Health Research

  • UNICEF, Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, and Norms (KAPN) Research on HIV Lesotho, 2018, Lesotho

  • World Bank, Qualitative Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Gender Based Violence in Mozambique, 2019, Mozambique

  • Plan International, Baseline Assessment on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2018, Mozambique

Gender Studies

  • UNFPA, Evaluation of Mozambique's National Sexual & Reproductive Health Programme, 2017, Mozambique

  • Oxfam, Study on the Gender-Differentiated Impact of El Niño on Men, Women, Boys, and Girls in Chemba District, 2017, Mozambique

  • Plan International, Evaluation of Gender Equality & Adolescents, 2018, Mozambique

  • National Foundation for Education Research, Baseline Evaluation of the 'Successful Transition and Advancement of Rights for Girls Project', 2018, Mozambique

Agriculture, Food Security, & Livelihoods Research

  • ECLT Foundation, Baseline Study on Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Areas, 2018, Mozambique

  • DAI, Assessment of Market Demand for Groundnuts Products with Safe Aflatoxin, 2017, Mozambique

  • Planet Aid, Midterm Evaluation of the Food for Education Project - Phase 2, 2019, Mozambique

  • International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), Assessing the Economic Impacts of Internal Displacement in Swaziland, 2018, Swaziland

Our Team


All of our full-time staff are based in our permanent office in Maputo, and are able to travel throughout Southern Africa quickly and efficiently. 

Multiple Languages

Our staff are able to interview and write in English, Portuguese, Makhuwa, Tsonga, Shona, Chichewa, Xhosa, and numerous other regional languages. 

50/50 Gender Split

Forcier has a 50/50 gender split in our national research staff, international staff, and our enumerator, qualitative researcher, and team supervisor networks.

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Working at Forcier has offered me a diverse range of skill-building opportunities. I recognize the progress I have made since my first day in this office and I feel proud about that.

Julia W. Dos Santos, Research Officer

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