WHO WE ARE
Vikāra: Ancient Sanskrit term recognizing constant change and transformation
Technical Assistance, Coaching & Mentoring
Learning Labs, Research & Assesments
WHAT WE DO
Applying High-Impact Approaches
Capacity Building, Training Tools & Curricula
to support sustainable development globally
Knowledge Management & Sharing
Framework Development & Strategy Support
Process Facilitation & Performance Support
We recognize the significant untapped potential in strengthening environments and systems in which people and businesses are operating to create long term positive change in our world. Our process-driven strategies, technical inquiry, research and tools accelerate inclusive systems development
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO
Catalyze durable & inclusive systematic change for ...
Market Systems, Value Chain & Entrepreneurial EcoSystems
Agriculture, Food Security & Nutrition
Climate Adaption & Natural Resource Management
Health & Social Systems
Market-led Education, Livelihood, Enterprise & Workforce Development
Youth, Women & Other Vulnerable Groups
Vikāra Institute is a global operation and has run projects and activities across a vast array of countries.
(*Formerly operating as EcoVentures International.)
Latin America & The Caribbean
Antigua & Barbuda
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent & the Grenadine
East Timor (Timor Leste)
LEARNING & RESEARCH LABS
Vikāra designs & manages research initiatives to explore behavior and systems change within diverse contexts and cultures, globally. We focus on inclusive systems development.
Research on market systems resilience in local communities across Kenya.
Research on market systems resilience in local communities across Nepal.
Vikāra is recognized for designing interactive, creative and highly impactful training tools and strategic services, for project staff, managers and individual learning environments
Several fun cartoon series demystifying key market facilitation concepts.
Practical, participative in-person and online training courses for varying contexts.
Sophisticated synthesis of pathways of change in several different systems.
Interactive, high impact tools to recreate various contexts and changing conditions within a training room.
COLLABORATIVES & COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE
Vikāra convenes spaces for collaboration & dialogue, fostering innovative thinking & action to solve critical challenges.
Market Systems Resilience Global Community of Practice (MSR)
Markets 4 Climate & Conservation
Urban Market Systems Development Community of Practice
Social Inclusion in Market Systems Development Community of Practice (SIM)
Vikāra has led the design of several influential conceptual frameworks that are guiding practice in programs around the globe.