Alinea is a global international development consultancy. We provide technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies and communities to deliver lasting change.
Over the past 30 years, we have managed more than 500 projects worldwide.

Alinea is an international development consultancy providing technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies and communities to create positive impact. “Alinea” means introducing new ideas, which is how we provide:


We engage our team of in-house technical experts to strategize, design and deliver smart solutions to meet the world’s changing challenges.


We inspire and empower investors to put capital into socially and environmentally impactful investments that deliver strong financial returns.


We work as partners to create lasting change by drawing on deep technical knowledge and more than 35 years of experience around the world.

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prosperity & growth

As the world’s population continues to grow, creating more jobs and opportunities for earning income – particularly in Africa – is central to meeting the challenge of ensuring sustainable livelihoods for the next generations of young people worldwide.


gender, health & education

As global economic growth enables more and more people to climb out of poverty, it is increasingly important to ensure no vulnerable groups or individuals are left behind. The provision of equal access to health and education lies at the heart of this challenge.


climate change, humanitarian resilience & response

Climate change is a key driver of many of the world’s most significant developing challenges. Too much or too little water threatens food security, encourages migration and increases the likelihood of conflict…


migration & urbanization

By 2050, the global population will grow by 50 per cent to 10 billion, Africa’s population will double, the urban population will triple and the number of people migrating in search of a sustainable livelihood will threaten peace and security in many regions of the world. Urban poverty will overtake rural poverty…


governance, peace & security

Stability, good governance and the rule of law is the foundation for the development of prosperous, inclusive and sustainable communities.


monitoring, evaluation & learning

As development funding comes under increasing pressure from competing donor budgetary claims, scrutiny of development spending and demands for demonstrable value for money continue to increase. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) allows…


our projects

Explore our Projects Map to see how we are bringing innovative project management and technical assistance to initiatives throughout the developing world.


SURGe Project

alinea in action

To see international development in action, visit our Project Microsites by clicking on a logo above. These are dedicated digital homes for project teams to collect, curate and communicate stories from the field, results and how they work every day to deliver lasting change.