CESAR is a world-class training and consultancy organisation based in Johannesburg, South Africa. CESAR provides top-notch training and consultancy services, in different aspects of applied research, monitoring and evaluation, statistical analysis and evidence-based practice, to diverse organisations in the continent.
- To be continuously involved in solutions and innovations through training and research.
- To contribute to a continent where practitioners make evidence-based decisions.
- To contribute to a continent where practitioners and organisations are equipped for innovations, solutions and excellence.
Why organisations use us across the world
We have experience in mixed (quantitative and qualitative) research methodologies
We have access to a pool of trained data collectors with tertiary qualification
We understand programme science and theory of change
We have a team of experienced staff who are dedicated to excellence
We have competitive rates
We have expertise and experience in impact evaluation of intervention programmes in sub-Saharan Africa
We adhere to ethical standards throughout the process
We have expertise in simple and complex data analysis methods needed to make sense of data
We are experienced in writing easy-to-digest research reports and infographic reports where appropriate
CESAR has trained delegates and done research work in:
- South Africa
- United States of America
Meet the Team
Our consultancy team includes a range of in-house research and evaluation experts including epidemiologists, statisticians, demographer, quantitative economist and public health practitioner. We also have a team of fieldworkers and data capturers. The team is backstopped by a fieldwork project manager and communications manager who ensure that deadlines are met, and communication is maintained with the client throughout the process.
We also collaborate with a network of industry leading experts and academic professionals who function as external consultants and resource persons for top-level projects. To name a few: Ms. Lebo Ramafoko – CEO, Soul City, and Professor Gill Nelson and Dr. Eustasius Musenge – Wits School of Public Health.
Research Technical Leader
Braimoh Bello is a research specialist who has worked across a number of local and international research and evaluation projects. He has over 15 years’ experience in research and evaluations with over 70 publications. He obtained an honours degree and a master’s degree in Medical Microbiology, and then the Master of Science in Medicine (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) from the University of the Witwatersrand, before proceeding to Utrecht University in the Netherlands for PHD studies. Although he cannot sing, Braimoh likes to sing. He enjoys watching football and comedies.
Research & Training Manager
Rosaline Pineteh holds a BSc in Biochemistry and an MSc in Public Health from Bournemouth University in the UK. Her research interests are in reproductive health and the use of data for action. She is proficient in research project implementation, as well as data analysis using statistical programmes including Stata. She has been involved in several projects which entailed monitoring and evaluation, tool development, data collection, data analysis, report writing and has co-authored seven project reports. She also supports CESAR’s training as an assistant facilitator.
Hlologelo Ramatsoma is a researcher at CESAR. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Audiology from the University of Cape Town, and a Master of Public Health specializing in Biostatistics and Epidemiology – Monitoring & Evaluation from the University of Pretoria. He has experience working in the clinical, training, teaching, and research space. Hlologelo continues to contribute to existing scientific literature through peer-reviewed publications. When he is not working, he reads a lot, and travels as much as he can.
Dave Temane is a research associate at CESAR. He holds a Masters of Social Science in Demography and Sustainable Development from the University of North West. He also completed a Masters Exchange Program at the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, German. His research interest are in migration patterns and trends as well as socio-determinants of health. He has presented his research work at a couple of national and international research conferences. In his spare time, he enjoys engaging in political debates and watching football.
Dimakatso Mofokeng is a digital marker with vast marketing experience in different industries. She holds a BCom Marketing Management degree from the University of Johannesburg. She brings colour and excitement to the research space with her work. One of her most favourite things to do is to play on new ideas to capture audiences and bringing life to concepts that seem basic and uninteresting. When not designing or building a creative concept, she enjoys being in nature and listening to music.
Lungile Dipa is a seasoned administrative professional. Her career spans across different sectors with the bulk of her experience being in the Further Education and Training sector. One who is not afraid to wear many hats, she thrives on getting the office organized and efficient. In her downtime she participates in several outdoor sports, cooks and is a big fan of crime novels.