Established in 1990, International Development Opportunities (IDO) is a private consulting firm based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Our mission is to help our client companies win contracts funded by international financial institutions, and to assist international organizations and non-profits with resource mobilization.

"IDO has provided vital business development support to Hewlett Packard.

HP has benefited greatly from IDO’s access to decision-makers in the international financial institutions and IDO’s proven expertise handling procurement issues."

Sara Agarwal, Hewlett Packard Company

IDO is the partner of choice for organizations interested in:

IDO has a proven track record of business development experience, and has assisted consulting firms, manufacturers of goods and equipment, and construction companies from 15 countries to secure a total of EUR 300 million worth of new contracts.

Our firm has been contracted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to undertake major studies, and we have managed fundraising projects for the WHO and other non-profit agencies.

Upcoming Events

Since 2014, IDO has conducted many training workshops on how to win contracts in emerging markets funded by international financial institutions (IFIs).

Additional workshops will be offered in 2024, and participating companies will benefit from learning how to position themselves to win contracts, which are the best sources of information on new projects and bidding opportunities, and how to structure successful expressions of interest, proposals and tenders.  

Please contact IDO to register your company for a training workshop in 2024, which can be held at your company's premises or at an IDO office.