Bridging Divides Through Radio

Local people, local media, local solutions


Analysis, Research & Action in Fragile States & Conflict Zones

Okapi Consulting make things happen in tough places



Through our associates across the continent we can provide you with expert analysis on political, security and economic issues from the most challenging places, including fragile states and zones of conflict

Research & Action

Feasibility studies for the projects you know are necessary; monitoring and evaluation of your work in progress; turn-key operations for media projects with dedicated funding.


Brainstorming; training; workshops; partnerships; professional advice based on extensive in-the-field experience

Media and tech expertise

Appropriate assistance using appropriate technology for a world where the technological and logistical playing field is not even ai??i?? analogue, digital, social media, websites, print, electronic.

We are a leader in innovative thinking on media and research issues in tough places inside conflict zones, fragile states and places where freedom of expression is still only a dream. In places where the creation of a democratic state is still a work in progress, we use appropriate technology to get the message through.


Turn-key solutions for every market, every audience, every challenge.

Websites and IT

Convergence is the key. Your communications tools should be linked to all appropriate platforms.

Research & Analysis

Political, economic and security background for media outlets, think tanks and private clients.

Monitoring & Evaluation

Milestone and way-forward analysis and advice.

Feasibility Studies

Conducting field research to assess project potential using appropriate technology.


Media relations, newsroom development, background on conflict zones and fragile states.

Radio Okapi electronically destroyed the frontline in the Congolese war.

Amos Namanga Ngongi - Special Representative for the Secretary General United Nations Peacekeeping Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo, speaking to the Security Council, 2002

David is a true media professional and he has an exceptional ability to judge difficult situations and come up with the best media solution for the problema and his ability to think sideways, as well as forward, makes him one of the best in his field.

Jonathan Marks - Director Critical Distance, former head of programmes Radio Netherlands