Open Budget Survey Findings Released

The Open Budget Partnership (OBP) has recently released the findings of the Open Budget Survey which is conducted in over 100 countries across the globe. The survey, carried out in Yemen by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC), measures three aspects of how governments are managing the public finance including the transparency of the state’s budget, engagement of citizens and non-government organizations in decisions pertaining to how resources are collected and how they are used as well as strength of auditing organizations and this relates in Yemen’s case to the legislator and the Central Organization for Control and Auditing (COCA). Based on the findings of the survey, the OBP develops its Open Budget Index (OBI). The index is considered the world’s only independent, comparable measure of budget transparency, participation, and oversight. The overall score for Yemen on the Open Budgetmore...

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Open Budget Survey Finalized

The Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) has recently completed the Open Budget Survey (OBS) which is produced by the International Budget Partnership (IBP). SRDC was, towards the end of the last year, commissioned by the IBP to conduct the survey in Yemen. The OBS, which examines the budgeting processes in over 100 countries, seeksmore...

Findings of National Dialogue Survey II Released

The Ministry of Human Rights and Save the Children International jointly organized a symposium last Thursday to launch the findings of the National Dialogue Survey (NDS) conducted by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC). While focusing on people’s satisfaction with the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference, the surveymore...

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Happy New Year

The Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) wishes you a Happy and Prosperous New 2015more...

SRDC Has Relocated

Please note that the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) has relocated its office. Our previous address was 3rd Floor, Al-Shami's Building, off Sana'a University (Old Campus), Dairi Street. Our new address is Apartment #4, 4th Floor, Al-Saidi's Building, Off Kentucky Junction. Parking is available in the building's yard. Belowmore...

SRDC Measures People’s Satisfaction with the Outputs of the National Dialogue

Preparations are underway by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) to implement the second phase of the National Dialogue Survey. The survey is to be fielded in Al-Hodeidah, Sana’a, Aden and Lahj provinces and it targets 500 respondents selected through a random and representative sample. The survey, commissioned by the Savemore...

New Project on Health and Children’s Rights

The Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) is currently preparing for undertaking a new research project on health and children’s rights. The project, commissioned by the Save the Children International, seeks to collect baseline data from adults, children, health officials and workers in Al-Hodeidah’s Al-Hali and Bajel districts. more...

SRDC Holds Series of Focus Groups on Women and Youth Empowerment

The Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) is currently holding a series of focus groups on women’s political participation, women and young people empowerment and economic development. The project is commissioned by the Save the Children International and funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). Thesemore...

President Hadi’s Performance Viewed by 66% as “Good”

According to a recent survey by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) conducted in four provinces (Taiz, Al-Hodeidah, Sana’a and Amran) and targeted 500 respondents, President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi’s performance during the past year was viewed as “good” by 66%, while 22% said it is “neither good nor bad” and 4% said it ismore...

Less than Half of Respondents: Prime Minister Performance “good”

According to the findings of a survey conducted by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) last April and targeted 500 respondents in four provinces (Taiz, Al-Hodeidah, Sana’a and Amran, about half of respondents view the performance of Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwah as “good”, while 13% think it was “bad” and 20% statedmore...

SRDC’s President to Attend “Global Power Shift” Summit in Istanbul

Sana’a – SRDC’s President Mr. Moneer Al-Omari is leaving this week to attend the Global Power Shift in Istanbul, Turkey, a major summit dedicated to building a global youth movement to solve the climate crisis. Out of the thousands of young people from all over the world who applied to attend the Global Power Shift Summit, 500 participantsmore...

Data Collection for National Dialogue Survey Started

Early this week, the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) deployed eight interviewers in four Yemeni provinces to undertake the data collection process for the National Dialogue Conference Survey. The survey, which seeks to measure the attitudes and perceptions of people towards the national dialogue and the issues addressed, is implementedmore...

SRDC Holds Training Workshop for Interviewers

Over the period March 27 – 29, the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) holds a training workshop for eight interviewers from Sana’a, Taiz, Al-Hodeidah and Amran governorates who will take part in the data collection process for the National Dialogue Conference Survey. The survey is part of the National Dialogue Survey Projectmore...

SRDC Surveys Yemeni People about the National Dialogue Conference

The Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) has been commissioned by the Save the Children to undertake a public opinion research project on issues relating to Yemeni people’s perceptions and attitudes towards the National Dialogue Conference (NDC). The project, implemented in cooperation with the National Dialogue Secretariat, ismore...

Survey: 65% of citizens in four Yemeni governorates following NDC

According to the recently-released results of a survey which was carried out by the Yemen-based Social Research and Development Center (SRDC), 65% of Yemeni respondents stated that they ‘follow news of the National Dialogue’. The survey, which was commissioned by the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) Secretariat and funded by Save themore...

40% of Respondents: Performance of Transitional Government “Good”

According to the findings of a survey conducted by the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) last April and targeted 500 respondents in four provinces (Taiz, Al-Hodeidah, Sana’a and Amran, 40% of respondents say that the performance of the transitional government over the past year was “good”, while 12% believe it was “bad”, 28%more...