Behaviour Change Advisory Services
Behaviour Change Advisory Services (BCAS) is an organization dedicated to supporting low-income communities improve their well-being with the support of digital technology. Our primary work focuses on providing technical assistance to help assess and improve the productivity, income and livelihoods of smallholder farmers using the best available methods including behavioral economics, social learning theory, rigorous experimentation and impact evaluations across India. We offer these services in collaboration with partner organizations (public, private and non-profit) with the goal of improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers across India. Over time, we are also growing to serve the information needs of other sectors dedicated to improving the well-being and livelihoods of those living in poverty.
Delivering customized, targeted and continuously iterated upon solutions to serve the information needs of stakeholders (particularly smallholder farmers) informed by rigorous evidence
Pioneer an ecosystem-based approach by partnering with aligned organizations to deliver sustainable and holistic solutions
Monitoring and evaluating the impact of our services to improve the offerings to our end-users
Providing technical assistance and advisory to aligned organizations that serve the information needs of lower-income populations, particularly smallholder farmers.
Bhaumik has years of experience in program management and operations focused on ICT4D interventions in India and Ethiopia. He previously worked with the Institute for Financial Management and Research as a consultant, and at Awaaz.De as the Vice President of Operations. Bhaumik holds an MBA in Rural Management.
Niriksha is an international development professional with years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating interventions in the agriculture sector. Previously, she managed randomized control trials (RCTs) to evaluate the effectiveness of mobile phone-based agricultural extension systems in rural India. She also provides strategic advice on program delivery and expansion to early-stage organizations working in the development sector. Niriksha holds a Master’s in Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School.
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